Ignacio Agramonte International Airport
|Ignacio Agramonte International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Ignacio Agramonte
|IATA: CMW – ICAO: MUCM|
|Elevation AMSL||126 m / 413 ft|
Source: Aerodrome chart
Ignacio Agramonte International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Ignacio Agramonte) (IATA: CMW, ICAO: MUCM) is an international airport in central Camagüey Province, Cuba. It serves the city of Camagüey and the resort village of Santa Lucía.
During World War II, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces Sixth Air Force from 1942 until 1944. The 25th Bombardment Group 417th Bombardment Squadron flew B-18 Bolo bombers from the airfield, known as Camaguey Air Base, from 13 April 1942 though August 1943. The squadron flew antisubmarine missions over the northern Caribbean. The base was also used for air-sea rescue missions by the 1st Rescue Squadron.
From 1 January 1943, the USAAF set up postal operations for Camaguey using Army Post Office, Miami with the address: 2714 APO MIA. The United States Navy also set up to use a non-descript number for postal operations. They used the Fleet Post Office, Atlantic located in New York City with the address: 617 FPO NY.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Transat||Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson|
|American Airlines||Miami (begins 9 September 2016)|
|American Eagle||Charter: Miami, Tampa|
|Cubana de Aviación||Havana, Montréal–Trudeau, Port-au-Prince, Toronto–Pearson|
|Frontier Airlines||Miami (begins 15 December 2016)|
|JetBlue Airways||Fort Lauderdale (begins 3 November 2016)|
|Neos||Seasonal charter: Milan–Malpensa|
|Silver Airways||Fort Lauderdale (begins 13 October 2016)|
|Songbird Airways||Charter: Miami|
|Sunwing Airlines||Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson|
Camagüey Air Base
The airport is an inactive Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces's (Camagüey) air base:
- Aerodrome chart Issued 2 August 2007
- USAF Historical Research Agency Document Search, Camaguey
- "US Army Air Force Post Offices".
- "World War II Navy Post Office Numbers".
- Liu, Jim (15 June 2016). "Silver Airways Opens Reservation for Cuba Service from Sep 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) . Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.
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