São Tomé International Airport

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Not to be confused with San Tome Airport.
São Tomé International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de São Tomé


TMS is located in São Tomé and Príncipe
Location of airport in São Tomé and Príncipe
Airport type Public
Serves São Tomé, São Tomé Island, São Tomé and Príncipe
Elevation AMSL 33 ft / 10 m
Coordinates 00°22′41″N 006°42′44″E / 0.37806°N 6.71222°E / 0.37806; 6.71222
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 2,220 7,283 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

São Tomé International Airport (Portuguese: Aeroporto Internacional de São Tomé) (IATA: TMSICAO: FPST) is an airport located on São Tomé Island, 5 kilometres (3 mi) from the city of São Tomé.[3] It is the main airport serving São Tomé and Príncipe.


The airport resides at an elevation of 33 feet (10 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,220 by 45 metres (7,283 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Africa's Connection STP[4] Príncipe[5]
CEIBA Intercontinental Libreville, Malabo
STP Airways
operated by EuroAtlantic Airways
TAAG Angola Airlines Luanda, Praia
TAP Portugal Accra, Lisbon


15 May 1979: A Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules, registration D2-FAF, of TAAG Angola Airlines crashed on landing at São Tomé International Airport


  1. ^ a b Airport information for FPST from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for TMS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Destinos em São Tomé e Príncipe (São Tomé) from TAP Portugal
  4. ^ Africa's Connection STP official website
  5. ^ Time Table 2015 [1]

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