Tinson Pen Aerodrome

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Tinson Pen Aerodrome
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of Jamaica
ServesKingston, Jamaica
Elevation AMSL16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates17°59′19″N 076°49′26″W / 17.98861°N 76.82389°W / 17.98861; -76.82389Coordinates: 17°59′19″N 076°49′26″W / 17.98861°N 76.82389°W / 17.98861; -76.82389
MKTP is located in Jamaica
Location in Jamaica
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 4,300 1,311 Asphalt
Sources: AAJ,[1] DAFIF[2][3]

Tinson Pen Aerodrome (IATA: KTP, ICAO: MKTP) in Kingston, Jamaica is the largest of Jamaica's three domestic airports. It is located on Marcus Garvey Drive, a major highway that links Kingston to the nearby residential community of Portmore. The airport is also located near the Kingston Free Zone, a transshipment port. The airport caters mainly to business travellers. The airport also provides a vital commercial link between the cities of Kingston and Montego Bay.

Tinson Pen Aerodrome handled approximately 92,091 passengers in 2001.[4] The airport formerly had scheduled passenger service provided by Air Jamaica Express and International AirLink.


The airport is at an elevation of 16 ft (5 m) above mean sea level.[2] It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,300 ft × 100 ft (1,311 m × 30 m). There is a 100LL fueling station and the airport supports night flight operations.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

There are currently no scheduled services to the aerodrome.


The following table shows the number of passengers using the airport annually from 1997 through 2001.[4]

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Passengers 62,079 71,380 87,572 89,887 92,091


  1. ^ a b "Tinson Pen Aerodrome". Airports Authority of Jamaica. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b Airport information for MKTP from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ Airport information for KTP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ a b "Domestic Aerodromes (Eastern Region)". Airports Authority of Jamaica. Archived from the original on 3 May 2007.

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