Samaná El Catey International Airport

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Prefesor Juan Bosch International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional El Catey
(Presidente Juan Bosch)
Flughafen El Catey.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAerodom
ServesSamana
LocationEl Catey, Samaná Province, Dominican Republic
Elevation AMSL12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates19°16′12″N 069°44′15″W / 19.27000°N 69.73750°W / 19.27000; -69.73750Coordinates: 19°16′12″N 069°44′15″W / 19.27000°N 69.73750°W / 19.27000; -69.73750
WebsiteAeropuerto El Catey
Map
MDCY is located in the Dominican Republic
MDCY
MDCY
Location of airport in Dominican Republic
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 9,843 3,000 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers172,641
Aircraft Operations858

Samaná El Catey International Airport (IATA: AZS, ICAO: MDCY), also called Aeropuerto Internacional Presidente Juan Bosch (AISA), is an international airport that opened on 6 November 2006, serving the province of Samaná in the Dominican Republic.

The airport is located near the village of El Catey, some 8 km (5.0 mi) west of Sánchez, at the base of the mountainous peninsula Cape Samana. Local travel times are given as 30 minutes drive to Las Terrenas, 40 minutes drive to the provincial capital, Santa Barbara de Samaná, and approximately one hour drive to Las Galeras.

Facilities[edit]

The airport's new runway is 3000 m x 45 m, flexible pavement load-rated PCN 66 F/A/W/T, designed to accommodate a Boeing 747. The terminal can accommodate 4 Boeing 747 aircraft simultaneously, albeit with a peak flow of 600 passengers per hour.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Air Canada Rouge Montreal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Air Europa Seasonal charter: Madrid[1]
Air Transat Montréal–Trudeau
Seasonal: Ottawa, Québec City, Toronto–Pearson
American Eagle Seasonal: Charlotte[2]
Eurowings Seasonal charter: Dusseldorf
Nordwind Airlines Seasonal charter: Moscow–Sheremetyevo[3]
Wamos Air Seasonal: Madrid
WestJet Toronto–Pearson

Statistics[edit]

Busiest International Routes from AZS
(2018)
[4]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Canada Montréal-Trudeau 51,953 Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat
2 Canada Toronto-Pearson 39,662 Air Canada Rouge, Air Transat, WestJet
3 Germany Dusseldorf 25,397 Eurowings
4 Russia Moscow-Sheremetyevo 15,950 Nordwind Airlines
5 Spain Madrid 7,059 Wamos Air

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Air Europa enlazará por primera vez a Madrid con Samaná". aracoa.com. 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ https://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2021/American-Airlines-Becomes-the-Only-US-Carrier-with-Nonstop-Service-from-Miami-to-Tel-Aviv-and-Paramaribo-Suriname-NET-RTS-02/default.aspx
  3. ^ "Flight Search". pegasys.pegast.ru. 4 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 February 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)