Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport

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Clayton J. Lloyd
International Airport
Wallblake Airport (Anguilla).jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment
ServesThe Valley (capital)
LocationThe Valley, Anguilla
Elevation AMSL127 ft / 39 m
Coordinates18°12′17″N 063°03′18″W / 18.20472°N 63.05500°W / 18.20472; -63.05500Coordinates: 18°12′17″N 063°03′18″W / 18.20472°N 63.05500°W / 18.20472; -63.05500
Map
AXA is located in Anguilla
AXA
AXA
Location in Anguilla
AXA is located in Caribbean
AXA
AXA
AXA (Caribbean)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,665 5,463 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1]

Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport (IATA: AXA, ICAO: TQPF) (formerly known as the Anguilla Wallblake Airport) is a small international airport located on the island of Anguilla, a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean. It is located very close to The Valley, the island's capital. Wallblake Airport is also a featured airport in one of the Flight Simulator X game demos. It has a small terminal with no jetways and is the only airport in Anguilla.

The airport became known as the "Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport" on 4 July 2010. Its namesake was the first Anguillan aviator and founded the first Anguillan air service, Air Anguilla, which was later renamed Valley Air Service.[2] The airport houses the Anguilla Outstation of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Sunshine Dominica–Douglas-Charles, San Juan, St. Maarten, St. Thomas
Charter: St. Croix
Anguilla Air Services Antigua (begins November 4, 2020),[4] St. Barthelemy, St. Maarten
Charter: Barbuda, Nevis, Saba, St. Kitts, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Dominica–Canefield
Caribbean Charter Flights Charter: Antigua, Nevis, San Juan, St. Barthélemy, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Virgin Gorda
Coastal Air Dominica–Canefield, Nevis, St. Croix, St. Eustatius, St. Maarten
Rainbow International Airlines Charter: Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Barbuda, Bonaire, Curaçao, Dominica–Douglas-Charles, Fort-de-France, Grenada, Kingston, Montserrat, Nassau, Nevis, Port of Spain, Pointe-à-Pitre, Providenciales, St. Croix, St. Kitts, St. Lucia–Vigie, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Thomas, San Juan, Tobago, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Dominica–Canefield
Seaborne Airlines San Juan
Sky High Santo Domingo–Las Americas[5]
St Barth Commuter Charter: St. Barthélemy
Tradewind Aviation San Juan
Trans Anguilla Airways Nevis, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Tortola, Virgin Gorda
Charter: Antigua, Barbados, Barbuda, Bequia, Canouan, Dominica-Canefield, Dominica–Douglas-Charles, Fort-de-France, Grenada, Montserrat, Mustique, Port of Spain, Pointe-à-Pitre, St. Lucia–Vigie, St. Martin, Tobago, Union Island

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Sunshine Dominica–Douglas-Charles, Nevis, San Juan, St. Croix, St. Thomas, Tortola

Notable flights[edit]

In recent history, a Boeing 737[6][7][8] landed at the airport as well as an MD-83[9] carrying the F.I.F.A World Cup Trophy Tour.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for TQPF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  2. ^ Board, Anguilla Tourist. "Wallblake Airport Renamed Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport". Retrieved 31 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Anguilla Outstation." Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority. Retrieved on 23 December 2012.
  4. ^ Liu, Jim. "Anguilla Air Services adds Antigua route from Nov 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  5. ^ https://skyhighdominicana.com/destinations/
  6. ^ Boeing 737 landing Anguilla. YouTube. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  7. ^ 737 takin off from Anguilla airport. YouTube. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
  8. ^ http://theanguillian.com/2012/02/anguilla%E2%80%99s-airport-accommodated-category-6-aircraft/ operated by SAS Institute Incorporated
  9. ^ F.I.F.A World Cup Trophy Tour: MD-83 in Anguilla (Full). YouTube. 19 October 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2015.

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