Caye Caulker Airport

Caye Caulker Airport (IATA: CUK) is an airport that serves Caye Caulker, an island 20 kilometres (12 mi) off the coast of Belize.

Caye Caulker Airport
Caye Caulker Airport.JPG
Eastern edge of Caye Caulker Airport in August 2008.
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesCaye Caulker
Elevation AMSL2 ft / 1 m
Coordinates17°44′05″N 88°02′00″W / 17.73472°N 88.03333°W / 17.73472; -88.03333Coordinates: 17°44′05″N 88°02′00″W / 17.73472°N 88.03333°W / 17.73472; -88.03333
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CUK is located in Belize
CUK
CUK
Location in Belize
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 866 2,841 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

The runway spans the width of the island. Approach and departure are over the water.

The Belize VOR-DME (Ident: BZE) is located 36.8 nautical miles (68 km) northeast of the runway.[3]

After Maya Island Air and Tropic Air suspended service to Caye Caulker in 2017 due to the dangerous condition of the runway, the airport underwent a BZ$3.6 million renovation that included asphalt pavement and runway lighting.[4]

Scheduled serviceEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Maya Island Air[5] Belize City–International, Belize City–Municipal, San Pedro
Tropic Air Belize City–International, Belize City–Municipal, Belmopan, San Pedro

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for Caye Caulker Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Caye Caulker Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Belize VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Newly Renovated Caye Caulker Airstrip Inaugurated". The San Pedro Sun. 7 September 2018. Retrieved 8 September 2018.
  5. ^ Maya Island Air website, http://www.mayaislandair.com/belize-flight-schedule

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