Providenciales International Airport

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Providenciales
International Airport
Providenciales Airport.jpg
IATA: PLSICAO: MBPV
Summary
Operator Providenciales Airport Company
Location Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands
Hub for InterCaribbean Airways
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 21°46′25″N 72°15′57″W / 21.77361°N 72.26583°W / 21.77361; -72.26583Coordinates: 21°46′25″N 72°15′57″W / 21.77361°N 72.26583°W / 21.77361; -72.26583
Website provoairport.com
Map
MBPV is located in Turks and Caicos Islands
MBPV
MBPV
Location in Providenciales
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,804 9,199 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Providenciales International Airport (IATA: PLSICAO: MBPV), on the island of Providenciales in the Caicos Islands, is the main international airport serving the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. It is operated by Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA). The territory's other international airport is JAGS McCartney International Airport on Grand Turk Island. Currently, there are more than 12,000 commercial aircraft operations per year.

Check-in area

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 15 ft (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,807 m × 45 m (9,209 ft × 148 ft).[1][3] There were plans for the TCIAA to either extend or build a new terminal after having recently completed the extension of the runway, which currently stands at 2,807 m (9,209 ft) long. These plans have been enacted and the renovation was finished by December 2014.[needs update]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Canada Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau (resumes November 6, 2016), Ottawa
American Airlines Charlotte, Miami, New York-JFK (begins 5 November 2016)[4]
Seasonal: Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia
American Eagle Miami
British Airways Antigua, London–Gatwick
Caicos Express Airways Cap-Haïtien, Grand Turk, Salt Cay, Port-au-Prince
Delta Air Lines Atlanta
Seasonal: Boston, New York–JFK
InterCaribbean Airways Cap-Haïtien, Grand Turk, Havana,[5] Kingston–Norman Manley, Nassau, Port-au-Prince, Puerto Plata, San Juan, Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de los Caballeros, Santo Domingo–Las Américas, South Caicos
JetBlue Airways Fort Lauderdale, New York–JFK
Seasonal: Boston
United Airlines Newark
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare, Houston–Intercontinental
WestJet Toronto–Pearson
Seasonal: Montréal–Trudeau

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Ameriflight Santiago de los Caballeros
Contract Air Cargo Miami, Santiago de los Caballeros
IBC Airways Miami
Skyway Enterprises Santiago de los Caballeros

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for MBPV at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  2. ^ Airport information for PLS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ http://tciairports.com/brochure-2012.pdf
  4. ^ 2016, UBM (UK) Ltd. "American Airlines Adds New York – Providenciales Service from Nov 2016". 
  5. ^ "Announcing services to Havana, Cuba from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos" (Press release). Providenciales: InterCaribbean Airways. PR Newswire. 8 February 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Providenciales Airport at Wikimedia Commons