Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport

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Martinique Aimé Césaire
International Airport

Aéroport de Fort-de-France
Aeroport Aime Cesaire.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aéroports Français
Serves Fort-de-France, Martinique
Location Le Lamentin
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL 16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 14°35′32″N 060°59′47″W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639Coordinates: 14°35′32″N 060°59′47″W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639
Map
FDF is located in Martinique
FDF
FDF
Location in Martinique
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers 1,684,879
Passenger Change 13-14 Decrease0.0%
Sources: French AIP,[1]

Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, French: Aéroport International Martinique Aimé Césaire (IATA: FDF, ICAO: TFFF), is the international airport of Martinique in the French West Indies. Located in Le Lamentin, a suburb of the capital Fort-de-France, it was opened in 1950 and renamed in 2007, after author and politician Aimé Césaire.

Facilities[edit]

The airport is at an elevation of 16 ft (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 m × 45 m (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1] When Air Martinique existed, its headquarters was located on the airport property.[2][3] The runway is of a length that can accommodate large jets, including 747s from France. On at least two occasions, the Concorde flew from Paris and landed at the airport in Martinique.[4]

Passenger facilities

Police, customs, baggage claim, pharmacy, vaccination bureau, handicap facilities, tobacconist, bank, money changing, souvenir shops, tax-free shopping, gift shop, florist, hairdresser, car rentals, taxi, parking, restaurants, cafés and bars, two hotels (Hôtel La Galléria and Hôtel Valmenière).

Cargo facilities

1x 747 Freighter Dock, Bonded warehouse, Transit Zone, Mechanical Handling, Heated Storage, Refrigerated Storage, Mortuary, Fresh Meat Inspection, Health Officials, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Express/Courier Centre

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Antilles Barbados, Dominica–Douglas-Charles, Pointe-à-Pitre, Saint Lucia–Vigie, San Juan, Santo Domingo–Las Américas
Air Canada Montréal–Trudeau (resumes 28 October 2018)[5]
Air Canada Rouge Montréal–Trudeau (ends 27 October 2018)
Air Caraïbes Paris-Orly, Pointe-à-Pitre, Santo Domingo–Las Américas, Saint Martin, Saint Lucia–Vigie
Air France Cayenne, Miami, Paris-Orly, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port-au-Prince
Seasonal charter: Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Air Transat Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
American Airlines Miami
American Eagle Miami
Condor Seasonal: Munich
Corsair International Paris–Orly
Cubana de Aviación Havana
Gol Transportes Aéreos Manaus
Seasonal charter: São Paulo–Guarulhos
Level Paris–Orly
Lufthansa Seasonal charter: Frankfurt
LIAT Barbados, Saint Lucia–Vigie
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Cayenne (begins 1 November 2018) [6], Fort Lauderdale, Montréal–Trudeau (begins 29 October 2018), New York–JFK, Providence
XL Airways France Paris–Charles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Bordeaux, Brest, Lille, Marseille, Nantes, Toulouse

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Amerijet International Miami
DHL Aviation Grenada, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port of Spain, Saint Lucia-Vigie, Saint Vincent, Sint Maarten
FedEx Express San Juan, Saint Lucia-Vigie

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b TFFF – FORT DE FRANCE LE LAMENTIN. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 13 September 2018.
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 31 March 1984. [1].
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 17–23 March 1999. 43. "Aéroport du Lamentin, Fort de France, 97232, Martinique"
  4. ^ Nodin, Joseph (8 July 2015). "Il y a 20 ans le Concorde atterrissait en Martinique pour l'inauguration de l'aérogare". Martinique 1ère. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2018. 
  5. ^ "Air Canada expands 737 MAX 8 network in W18". routesonline.com. 1 August 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018. 
  6. ^ http://www.franceguyane.fr//une/exclu-la-norwegian-confirme-sa-venue-et-ses-tarifs-405168.php

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