Nelson Mandela International Airport
|Nelson Mandela International Airport|
|IATA: RAI – ICAO: GVNP|
|Operator||Aeroportos Segurança Aérea (ASA)|
|Location||Praia, Cape Verde|
|Hub for||TACV Cabo Verde Airlines|
|Elevation AMSL||230 ft / 70 m|
The first flight to the new airport was on October 23, 2005. Even though the airport serves the capital and largest city, Praia, Cape Verde's main international airport is Amílcar Cabral International Airport. This is on the smaller island of Sal.