Piarco

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Piarco
Town
Piarco is located in Trinidad and Tobago
Piarco
Piarco
Location
Coordinates: 10°35′N 061°20′W / 10.583°N 61.333°W / 10.583; -61.333Coordinates: 10°35′N 061°20′W / 10.583°N 61.333°W / 10.583; -61.333
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Region Tunapuna–Piarco
Elevation[1] 58 ft (18 m)
  Ranked
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
Area code(s) +1 (868)-669

Piarco, a town in northern Trinidad, is the site of Piarco International Airport (IATA: POS, ICAO: TTPP). It also includes the villages of Piarco and St. Helena. Piarco is the site of one of the few natural savannas in Trinidad and Tobago, the Piarco Savanna. Most of this savanna land has been incorporated into the airport.

Piarco, which is located south of Trincity and Tunapuna, is administered by the Tunapuna–Piarco Regional Corporation.

Caribbean Airlines has its headquarters in the Iere House, Golden Grove Road Piarco.[2] Prior to the establishment of Caribbean Airlines, BWIA West Indies Airways was headquartered on the airport property in Piarco.[3]

The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has its headquarters in the Airports Administration Centre, in the South Terminal of the airport.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aerodrome chart
  2. ^ "Contact Us > Caribbean Archived 2010-01-03 at the Wayback Machine.." Caribbean Airlines. Retrieved on 13 September 2012. "Iere House Golden Grove Road Piarco Trinidad, West Indies"
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. March 23, 1999. 66. Retrieved on September 30, 2009. "Administration Building, Golden Grove Road, Piarco International Airport, PO Box 604, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago"
  4. ^ "Contact Us Archived 2010-08-20 at the Wayback Machine.." Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved on 12 January 2011. "Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago Airports Administration Centre Piarco International Airport South Terminal Golden Grove Road, Piarco."