JAGS McCartney International Airport

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JAGS McCartney International Airport
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Airport type Public
Operator Civil Aviation Department
Location Grand Turk Island
Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 21°26′40″N 071°08′32″W / 21.44444°N 71.14222°W / 21.44444; -71.14222Coordinates: 21°26′40″N 071°08′32″W / 21.44444°N 71.14222°W / 21.44444; -71.14222
MBGT is located in Turks and Caicos Islands
Location in Grand Turk Island
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,939 6,362 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1]

JAGS McCartney International Airport (IATA: GDTICAO: MBGT), also known as Grand Turk International Airport, is an airport located one mile south of Cockburn Town on Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. It is the second largest airport in the Turks & Caicos, after Providenciales International Airport.

The airport is named for James Alexander George Smith McCartney, the Territory's first Chief Minister, who died in a plane crash in New Jersey, United States in 1980.

JAGS McCartney can handle aircraft up to the size of Boeing 757 and Airbus A321 jets. The majority of the aerial services operated out of the airport are to other airports in and around the Turks and Caicos Islands, but there are also some international and charter services.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Turks and Caicos Providenciales, South Caicos
Caicos Express Providenciales, Salt Cay


  1. ^ Airport information for MBGT at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.

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