Diego Jiménez Torres Airport

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Diego Jiménez Torres Airport

Fajardo Airport
Letisko Fajardo.jpg
Summary
Airport typeClosed
OwnerPuerto Rico Ports Authority
ServesFajardo, Puerto Rico
Closed2015
Elevation AMSL64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates18°18′29″N 65°39′43″W / 18.30806°N 65.66194°W / 18.30806; -65.66194Coordinates: 18°18′29″N 65°39′43″W / 18.30806°N 65.66194°W / 18.30806; -65.66194
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TJFA is located in Puerto Rico
TJFA
TJFA
Location in Puerto Rico
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Direction Length Surface
ft m
Closed
Source: FAA[1] Google Maps[2]

Diego Jiménez Torres Airport (IATA: FAJ, ICAO: TJFA, FAA LID: X95) was a public use airport owned by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority and located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Fajardo, a city in Puerto Rico. 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] In February 2015 the FAA announced the permanent closure of the airport on April 30, 2015.

Facilities[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. The asphalt paved runway designated 8/26 measured 3,600 by 75 feet (1,097 x 23 m), and is marked closed.[1]

Airlines[edit]

At the time of closing, air taxi service was provided by the following airlines:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for X95 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Fajardo Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Airlines serving Puerto Rico". Travel and Sports, Inc.

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