Norman Manley International Airport

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Norman Manley
International Airport
Norman Manley International Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorNMIA Airports Limited
ServesKingston, Jamaica
Hub forCaribbean Airlines
Elevation AMSL10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates17°56′08″N 076°47′15″W / 17.93556°N 76.78750°W / 17.93556; -76.78750Coordinates: 17°56′08″N 076°47′15″W / 17.93556°N 76.78750°W / 17.93556; -76.78750
MKJP is located in Jamaica
Location in Jamaica
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,911 2,716 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Aircraft operations
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Norman Manley International Airport (IATA: KIN, ICAO: MKJP), formerly Palisadoes Airport, is an airport in Kingston in Jamaica. It is operated by NMIA Airports Limited. It is one of Air Jamaica's hubs, Sangster International Airport being the other. It is also one of Caribbean Airline's hubs, and is the hub for Skylan Airways. It was named in honour of Norman Washington Manley, one of Jamaica's national heroes. More than 130 international flights leave Norman Manley International Airport each week.[3] The airport is on the Palisadoes tombolo in outer Kingston Harbour; it fronts the city on one side and the Caribbean Sea on the other.

References[change | change source]

  1. Airport information for MKJP at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. Airport information for KIN at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. "Norman Manley International Airport: Development Programme". Archived from the original on 2009-09-25. Retrieved 2011-08-28.

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