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Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport

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.

Martinique Aimé Césaire
International Airport

Aéroport de Fort-de-France
Aeroport Aime Cesaire.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAéroports Français
ServesFort-de-France, Martinique
LocationLe Lamentin
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates14°35′32″N 060°59′47″W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639Coordinates: 14°35′32″N 060°59′47″W / 14.59222°N 60.99639°W / 14.59222; -60.99639
Map
FDF is located in Martinique
FDF
FDF
Location in Martinique
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers1,978,356
Passenger traffic changeIncrease 2.4%
Sources: French AIP,[1] Aeroport.fr[2]

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FacilitiesEdit

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.[3][4] 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.[5]

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 destinationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b TFFF – FORT DE FRANCE LE LAMENTIN. AIP from French Service d'information aéronautique, effective 12 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Résultats d'activité des aéroports français 2018" (PDF). aeroport.fr. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 31 March 1984. [1].
  4. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 17–23 March 1999. 43. "Aéroport du Lamentin, Fort de France, 97232, Martinique"
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Liu, Jim. "Air Antilles schedules new sectors in W19". Routesonline. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  7. ^ https://atwonline.com/airports-routes/air-belgium-set-launch-scheduled-french-caribbean-services
  8. ^ https://italiavola.com/2019/05/04/air-italy-volera-charter-su-fort-de-france-nellinverno-2019-20/

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