Diego Jiménez Torres Airport

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Diego Jiménez Torres Airport
Fajardo Airport
Letisko Fajardo.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Puerto Rico Ports Authority
Serves Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 18°18′29″N 065°39′43″W / 18.30806°N 65.66194°W / 18.30806; -65.66194Coordinates: 18°18′29″N 065°39′43″W / 18.30806°N 65.66194°W / 18.30806; -65.66194
TJFA is located in Puerto Rico
Location in Puerto Rico
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 3,600 1,097 Asphalt
Statistics (1998)
Aircraft operations 14,314
Based aircraft 14

Diego Jiménez Torres Airport (IATA: FAJICAO: TJFAFAA LID: X95) is a public use airport owned by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority and located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Fajardo, a city in Puerto Rico.[1] It is also known as Fajardo Airport.

Airport operations were shut down in November 2008 and transferred to the newly opened José Aponte de la Torre Airport in Ceiba.[citation needed] However, as of July 2009, Diego Jiménez Torres Airport is still listed as an active airport by the Federal Aviation Administration.[1]

As of February 2015 the FAA announced to permanently close the airport on April 30th, 2015.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Diego Jiménez Torres Airport covers an area of 95 acres (38 ha) at an elevation of 64 feet (20 m) above mean sea level. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 which measures 3,600 by 75 feet (1,097 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending March 16, 1998, the airport had 14,314 aircraft operations, an average of 39 per day: 90% air taxi and 10% general aviation. At that time there were 14 aircraft based at this airport: 71% single-engine, 21% multi-engine and 7% ultralight.[1]


At the time of closing, air taxi service was provided by the following airlines:[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for X95 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Airlines serving Puerto Rico". Travel and Sports, Inc. 
  3. ^ Isla Nena Air Services, Inc., official site

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