Ignacio Agramonte International Airport
|IATA: CMW – ICAO: MUCM|
|Elevation AMSL||126 m / 413 ft|
Source: Aerodrome chart
During World War II, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces Sixth Air Force from 1942 until 1944. The 25th Bombardment Group 417th Bombardment Squadron flew B-18 Bolo bombers from the airfield, known as Camaguey Air Base, from 13 April 1942 though August 1943. The squadron flew antisubmarine missions over the northern Caribbean. The base was also used for air-sea rescue missions by the 1st Rescue Squadron.
1 January 1943 the USAAF set up postal operations for Camaguey using Army Post Office, Miami with the address: 2714 APO MIA. The US NAVY also set up to use a non-descript number for postal operations. They used the Fleet Post Office, Atlantic located in New York City with the address: 617 FPO NY.
Airlines and destinations
Note: † denotes flights to the United States which are operated as scheduled Special Authority Charters. The scheduled charter flights are operated by Gulfstream Air Charters, ABC Charters, Marazul Charters and C&T Charters.
|Air Transat||Seasonal: Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson|
|American Airlines †||Miami|
|American Eagle †||Miami|
|Cubana de Aviación||Havana, Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson|
|Sky King †||Miami|
|Sunwing Airlines||Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson|
Camagüey Air Base
The airport is an inactive Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces's (Camagüey) air base:
- Aerodrome chart Issued 2 August 2007
- USAF Historical Research Agency Document Search, Camaguey
- "US Army Air Force Post Offices".
- "World War II Navy Post Office Numbers".
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.
Media related to Ignacio Agramonte Airport at Wikimedia Commons
- camaguey.airportcuba.net Complete information about Camagüey airport (English)