West End Airport

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West End Airport
IATA: WTDICAO: MYGW
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Grand Bahama
Location West End, Bahamas
Elevation AMSL 5 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 26°41′07″N 078°58′30″W / 26.68528°N 78.97500°W / 26.68528; -78.97500Coordinates: 26°41′07″N 078°58′30″W / 26.68528°N 78.97500°W / 26.68528; -78.97500
Map
MYGW is located in Bahamas
MYGW
MYGW
Location in the Bahamas
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,438 7,999 n/a
Source: Great Circle Mapper[1]

West End Airport (IATA: WTDICAO: MYGW) is an airport that serves Grand Bahama.[2] While smaller than the other airport on the island located in Freeport, this airport has a paved runway 6,500 in length. This airport was recently re-opened (June 2014) and serves private planes and charters. The runway the westernmost runway in the entire Bahamian archipelago.

Airport hours 7 days per week, 8am to 5pm. Advanced permission for landing and take off is required. For details on how to make arrangements, visit http://oldbahamabay.com/gettinghere.aspx.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for MYGW at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Airport guide