Rabil Airport Cape Verdean airports - Rabil Airport
Cape Verdean airports
Cape Verdean airports
World airports
Airport photos - free!
Aircraft photos - free!
Spacecraft pics - free!
Aviation articles

Rabil Airport



Rabil international Airport
IATA: BVC – ICAO: GVBA
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aeroportos Seguranca Aera (ASA)
Location Boa Vista, Cape Verde
Elevation AMSL 69 ft / 21 m
Coordinates 16°08′15″N 22°53′22″W / 16.1375°N 22.8894°W / 16.1375; -22.8894Coordinates: 16°08′15″N 22°53′22″W / 16.1375°N 22.8894°W / 16.1375; -22.8894
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 8,014 2,200 Asphalt

The Rabil Airport (Portuguese Aeroporto de Rabil) (IATA: BVC, ICAO: GVBA) is an airport in Cape Verde located in the island of Boa Vista, about 5 km southeast of the island capital Sal Rei. Its IATA code means Boa Vista, Cape Verde, and the last two letters of the ICAO code is Boa Vista. The airport was inaugurated in the late-20th century. It was later paved. Rabil airport is planned to start international operations in July, with a new runway (2,200m), which would make it the newest international airport in Cape Verde.

13 October 2007 TACV made a test flight between Amílcar Cabral International Airport and Rabil Airport with purpose of the conclusion of the operational certification of the new airport, October 31 TACV became officially the first airline to operate with a jet (Boeing 757-200 [D4-CBG]) in Rabil Airport, an inaugural flight from Praia Airport, this day was one of the most important days for Cape Verde, and the people of Boa Vista, were so happy to see a large jet on their Island.

19 December 2007 another special aircraft to visit Boa Vista island, Livingston Airlines (A321-200(EI-LVA)) made the first international arrival in Rabil from Verona, Italy. The passengers were greeted with "morabeza" by Cape Verdeans.


Rabil village, from the airport runway view.
Rabil village, from the airport runway view.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Italy Milan-Malpensa
Arkefly Amsterdam
Cabo Verde Express Sal
Halcyonair Sal
Hamburg International Munich
Jetairfly Brussels, Sal
Livingston Energy Flight Milan-Malpensa, Verona
Neos Milan-Malpensa
SATA International Lisbon, Porto [seasonal]
TACV Lisbon, Madrid [seasonal], Porto [seasonal], Praia, Sal
Thomson Airways London-Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow-International [starts 01 May 2011]
TUIfly Düsseldorf, Hanover, Munich, Frankfurt
TUIfly Nordic Copenhagen, Gothenburg-Landvetter, Stockholm-Arlanda
White Airways Lisbon, Porto [seasonal]


The above content comes from Wikipedia and is published under free licenses – click here to read more.


General Info
Country Cape Verde
ICAO ID GVBA
Time UTC-1
Latitude 16.136531
16° 08' 11.51" N
Longitude -22.888897
022° 53' 20.03" W
Elevation 69 feet
21 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 011° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name BOA VISTA
Island Group Boa Vista I


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
03/21 4007 x 98 feet
1221 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB BVT RABIL - 341 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Aviation Gasoline (AVGAS), octane unknown.


Remarks
OPR HOURS Opr HO.



Thanks to: www.worldaerodata.com

The content above was published at Airports-Worldwide.com in 2010.
We don't guarantee the information is fresh and accurate. The data may be wrong or outdated.
For more up-to-date information please refer to other sources.
























christianity portal
directory of hotels worldwide
 
 

Copyright 2004-2017 © by Airports-Worldwide.com
Legal Disclaimer