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Vance W. Amory International Airport

Vance W. Amory International Airport (IATA: NEV, ICAO: TKPN) serves the island of Nevis in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The airport has a single runway of about 1,220 metres. The airport is located just west of the village Newcastle, Nevis, in Saint James Windward Parish.

Vance W. Amory International Airport
Vance Amory Airport facade, June 2006.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorNevis Air and Sea Ports Authority
LocationNewcastle, Nevis
Elevation AMSL14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates17°12′20″N 62°35′24″W / 17.20556°N 62.59000°W / 17.20556; -62.59000Coordinates: 17°12′20″N 62°35′24″W / 17.20556°N 62.59000°W / 17.20556; -62.59000
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NEV is located in Saint Kitts and Nevis
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Location on map of Saint Kitts and Nevis
NEV is located in Caribbean
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Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,218 3,996 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1]

The airport was previously known as Bambooshay Airport, then Newcastle Airport. It was renamed in 2002 after the Premier of Nevis, Vance Amory, following the completion of a new, more modern terminal, a new control tower, and an extension to the runway. The airport is available to most aircraft, being an international airport.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Airport information for TKPN at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.