Treasure Cay Airport

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Treasure Cay Airport
IATA: TCBICAO: MYAT
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Treasure Cay, Abaco Islands, Bahamas
Elevation AMSL 8 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 26°44′43″N 077°23′28″W / 26.74528°N 77.39111°W / 26.74528; -77.39111Coordinates: 26°44′43″N 077°23′28″W / 26.74528°N 77.39111°W / 26.74528; -77.39111
Map
MYAT is located in Bahamas
MYAT
MYAT
Location in The Bahamas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,134 7,001 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Treasure Cay Airport (IATA: TCBICAO: MYAT) is an airport serving Treasure Cay, in the Abaco Islands in The Bahamas.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 8 ft (2.4 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,134 m × 46 m (7,001 ft × 151 ft).[1]

There is one terminal building, with departures in one room and arrivals in another. A small store sells snacks and the check-in desks are quiet if not crowded. No more than 15 planes arrive/depart a day, most to Florida and some to Nassau.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bahamasair Marsh Harbour
Silver Airways Fort Lauderdale

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 25 March 2012, four American citizens from Neptune Beach, Florida and Jacksonville, Florida were killed when a six-seat single-engine Piper PA-32R aircraft crashed into bushes between the end of the runway and S.C. Bootle Highway which runs adjacent to the airport. The aircraft, which was attempting to take off for a flight to Fort Pierce, Florida, was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters reached the crash site. The cause was not immediately known.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for MYAT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for TCB at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ "Four Americans killed in Bahamas plane crash". BNO News. 27 March 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 

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