Tinian International Airport

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Tinian International Airport
West Tinian Airport
Boeing Unloading.jpg
U.S. Marines unload a Boeing 747-400 carrying gear and equipment for Exercise Forage Fury 2012, November 28, 2012
Airport type Public
Owner Commonwealth Ports Authority
Location Tinian
Elevation AMSL 271 ft / 83 m
Coordinates 14°59′57″N 145°37′10″E / 14.99917°N 145.61944°E / 14.99917; 145.61944
Website cpa.gov.mp/tinapt.asp
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 8,600 2,621 Asphalt/Concrete
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 17,829

Tinian International Airport (IATA: TIQICAO: PGWTFAA LID: TNI), also known as West Tinian Airport, is a public airport located on Tinian Island in the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. This airport is owned by Commonwealth Ports Authority.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Tinian International Airport is assigned TNI by the FAA and TIQ by the IATA (which assigned TNI to Satna Airport in India). The airport's ICAO identifier is PGWT. [2] [3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Tinian International Airport covers an area of 1,416 acres (573 ha) which contains one paved runway (8/26) measuring 8,600 x 150 ft (2,621 x 46 m).[1]

For 12-month period ending 31 March 2006 the airport had 17,829 aircraft operations, an average of 48 per day: 84% air taxi, 16% general aviation and <1% military.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Star Marianas Air Saipan


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