Jérémie Airport

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Jérémie Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Autorité Aeroportuaire Nationale
Serves Jérémie
Elevation AMSL 147 ft / 45 m
Coordinates 18°39′48″N 74°10′20″W / 18.66333°N 74.17222°W / 18.66333; -74.17222Coordinates: 18°39′48″N 74°10′20″W / 18.66333°N 74.17222°W / 18.66333; -74.17222
Website http://www.aanhaiti.com/aan
Map
JEE is located in Haiti
JEE
JEE
Location of airport in Haiti
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,200 3,937 Asphalt, grass
Sources: Great Circle Mapper[1] Google Maps[2]

Jérémie Airport (IATA: JEEICAO: MTJE) is the fifth busiest airport in Haiti in terms of passenger traffic and is 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) west of Jérémie in the Grand'Anse (department) of Haiti.

The Jeremie non-directional beacon (Ident: JRM) is located on the field.[3]

The Autorité Aéroportuaire Nationale plans to make this an international airport by extending the runway to 2,200 m (7,218 ft) and adding a terminal with customs and other services.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Mission Aviation Fellowship Port-au-Prince[4]

History[edit]

In the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a food aide convoy transporting aide delivered to Jérémie Airport through Jérémie, encountered a hijacking attempt by 20 men, on Saturday 30 January 2010.[5]

Medical aid has been airlifted through the airport for refugees from the 12 January 2010 quake which have flowed into the region.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for MTJE at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Google Maps - Jérémie
  3. ^ OurAirports - JRM NDB
  4. ^ MAF PAP-JEE
  5. ^ Newser, "Food convoy attacked by armed group in Haiti; UN warns of volatile security situation"[permanent dead link], Paisley Doods, 2 February 2010 (accessed 3 February 2010)
  6. ^ New York Times, "Volunteers Fly Supplies Into Hard-to-Reach Areas", Shaila Dewan, 4 February 2010 (accessed 4 February 2010)

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