Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport

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Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport
Nieuw Nickerie Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Luchtvaartdienst Suriname
Location Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 05°57′20″N 57°02′25″W / 5.95556°N 57.04028°W / 5.95556; -57.04028Coordinates: 05°57′20″N 57°02′25″W / 5.95556°N 57.04028°W / 5.95556; -57.04028
Map
SMNI is located in Suriname
SMNI
SMNI
Location in Suriname
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 700 2,297 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport (Dutch: Majoor Henry Fernandes Vliegveld)[3][4] (IATA: ICKICAO: SMNI), also known as Nieuw Nickerie Airport,[5][6] is near Nieuw Nickerie, the capital city of the Nickerie district in Suriname. This is one of the oldest airports in Suriname, in use since 1953, when the Piper Cub (PZ-NAC) of Kappel-van Eyck named "Colibri" landed there from Zorg en Hoop Airport.

Charters and destinations, Crop dusting[edit]

Charter Airlines & Crop Dusting companies serving this airport are:

Airlines Destinations
Aero Club Suriname Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Blue Wing Airlines[7] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Caricom Airways[8] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Eagle Air Service Nickerie, Major Fernandes Airfield
ERK Farms Saramacca, Henri Alwies Airstrip
Gum Air[9] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Hi-Jet Helicopter Services[10] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Kuyake Aviation Academy[11] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Suriname Air Force / Surinaamse Luchtmacht Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Overeem Air Service (OAS) Nickerie, Major Fernandes Airfield
Pegasus Air Services[12] Paramaribo, Zorg en Hoop Airport
Surinam Sky Farmers Nickerie, Wageningen Airport

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