Orange Walk Airport

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Orange Walk Airport

Alfredo Martinez Chan Pine Ridge Airstrip
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesOrange Walk Town, Belize
LocationChan Pine Ridge
Elevation AMSL111 ft / 34 m
Coordinates18°02′48″N 88°35′00″W / 18.04667°N 88.58333°W / 18.04667; -88.58333Coordinates: 18°02′48″N 88°35′00″W / 18.04667°N 88.58333°W / 18.04667; -88.58333
Map
ORZ is located in Belize
ORZ
ORZ
Location of the airport in Belize
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 714 2,343 Asphalt
Source: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Orange Walk Airport (now officially Alfredo Martinez Chan Pine Ridge Airstrip) (IATA: ORZ, ICAO: MZTH) is a public use airport 3 kilometres (2 mi) southwest of Orange Walk Town, Orange Walk District, Belize. The airport was also known as Tower Hill Airport.

The gravel airstrip was refurbished with asphalt in 2014.[3]

The Chetumal VOR-DME (Ident: CTM) is located 31.2 nautical miles (58 km) north-northeast of the airport. The Belize VOR-DME (Ident: BZE) is located 34.1 nautical miles (63 km) south-southeast of the airport.[4][5]

The original Orange Walk Airport was east of the town, but was closed sometime prior to 2001,[6] and is now part of a highway bypass.[7]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Tropic Air Belize City-International

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for ORZ at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Orange Walk Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  3. ^ Refurbished and renamed at ambergriscaye.com
  4. ^ "Chetumal VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Belize VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  6. ^ Google Earth Historical Imagery (11/2001) 18.075N 88.548W
  7. ^ Original Orange Walk Airport at Landings.com

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