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Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport

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Martinique Aimé Césaire
International Airport

Aéroport de Fort-de-France
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAéroports Français
ServesFort-de-France, Martinique
LocationLe Lamentin
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates14°3532N 060°5947W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639Coordinates: 14°3532N 060°5947W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639
Map
FDF
Location in Martinique
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers1,684,879
Passenger Change 13-140.0%
Sources: French AIP,[1]

Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, French: Aéroport International Martinique Aimé Césaire (IATA: FDF, ICAO: TFFF), is the international airport of Martinique in the French West Indies. Located in Le Lamentin, a suburb of the capital Fort-de-France, it was opened in 1950 and renamed in 2007, after author and politician Aimé Césaire.

Facilities

The airport is at an elevation of 16 ft (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,000 m × 45 m (9,843 ft × 148 ft).[1] When Air Martinique existed, its headquarters was located on the airport property.[2][3] The runway is of a length that can accommodate large jets, including 747s from France. On at least two occasions, the Concorde flew from Paris and landed at the airport in Martinique.[4]

Passenger facilities

Police, customs, baggage claim, pharmacy, vaccination bureau, handicap facilities, tobacconist, bank, money changing, souvenir shops, tax-free shopping, gift shop, florist, hairdresser, car rentals, taxi, parking, restaurants, cafés and bars, two hotels (Hôtel La Galléria and Hôtel Valmenière).

Cargo facilities

1x 747 Freighter Dock, Bonded warehouse, Transit Zone, Mechanical Handling, Heated Storage, Refrigerated Storage, Mortuary, Fresh Meat Inspection, Health Officials, Very Large/Heavy Cargo, Express/Courier Centre

Airlines and destinations

Passenger
AirlinesDestinations
Air Antilles Barbados, Castries, Pointe-à-Pitre
Air Belgium Charleroi (begins 7 December 2019)[5]
Air Canada MontréalTrudeau
Air Caraïbes Castries, ParisOrly, Pointe-à-Pitre
Air France Cayenne, ParisOrly, Pointe-à-Pitre
Seasonal Charter: ParisCharles de Gaulle
Air Italy Seasonal Charter: Milan-Malpensa (begins 28 November 2019)[6]
Air Transat Seasonal: MontréalTrudeau, TorontoPearson
American Airlines Miami
American Eagle Miami
Condor Seasonal: Frankfurt
Corsair International ParisOrly
Cubana de Aviación Havana
Gol Transportes Aéreos Seasonal Charter: Manaus, São PauloGuarulhos
Level ParisOrly
LIAT Barbados
XL Airways France ParisCharles de Gaulle
Seasonal: Bordeaux, Brest, Lille, Marseille, Nantes, Toulouse
Cargo
AirlinesDestinations
Amerijet International Miami
DHL Aviation Castries, Grenada, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port of Spain, Saint Vincent-Argyle, Sint Maarten
FedEx Express Castries, San Juan

Statistics

See source Wikidata query.


References

  1. ^ a b TFFF FORT DE FRANCE LE LAMENTIN. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 18 July 2019.
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 31 March 1984. [1].
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 1723 March 1999. 43. "Aéroport du Lamentin, Fort de France, 97232, Martinique"
  4. ^ Nodin, Joseph (8 July 2015). "Il y a 20 ans le Concorde atterrissait en Martinique pour l'inauguration de l'aérogare". Martinique 1ère. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  5. ^ https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-belgium-set-launch-scheduled-french-caribbean-services
  6. ^ https://italiavola.com/2019/05/04/air-italy-volera-charter-su-fort-de-france-nellinverno-2019-20/

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