Eilerts de Haan Airstrip
|Elevation AMSL||849 ft / 259 m|
Kayser Airstrip (ICAO: SMKE) is near the Kayser Mountain range in Sipaliwini District, Suriname. It was constructed as part of Operation Grasshopper ( a project to look for natural resources) and has one long grass runway. Fishing and wildlife tours are prime users of the airstrip.
The runway was laid out in the framework of Operation Grasshopper and is located on the Zuid River (branch of the Lucie River) near the Kayser Mountain range, named after the explorer Mr. C.C. Käyser. In July 1959 under the direction of Dr. D.C. Geijskes an expedition began in preparation for the airports at the Coeroeni River and the Kayser Mountains. In December 1960, Kayser Airstrip opened up for public air traffic in Suriname.
Airlines and destinations
Currently, no scheduled airlines are offered from Kayser Airstrip.
Charter Airlines serving this airport are:
|Blue Wing Airlines||Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport|
|Caricom Airways||Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport|
|Gum Air||Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport|
|Hi-Jet Helicopter Services||Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport|
|Suriname Air Force / Surinaamse Luchtmacht||Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport|
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