Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport or Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet Airport (French: Aérodrome de Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet or Aéroport Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes) (IATA: PTP, ICAO: TFFR) is an airport serving Pointe-à-Pitre on the island of Grande-Terre in Guadeloupe. The airport is located in Abymes, 2.4 km (1.3 NM) north-northeast of Pointe-à-Pitre. It is the main hub for Air Caraïbes and Air Antilles Express. It is the largest of the six airports in the archipelago. In 2008, the airport handled between 2 and 2.5 million passengers, it is the second busiest airport in the Lesser Antilles after Grantley Adams International Airport.
The airport resides at an elevation of 35 feet (11 m) above mean sea level. It has one paved runway designated 11/29 which measures 3,125 by 45 metres (10,253 × 148 ft).
Runway 11/29 is long enough allowing aircraft as large as the A380 to take off and land without difficulty. The airport was also one of the first to handle the first A380 prototype in the 2nd week of January 2006, for 2 days. The same year, the airport celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Antilles Express
||Fort-de-France, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten
||Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Havana, Miami, Paris-Orly, Port-au-Prince, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Saint Lucia, Santo Domingo
||Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Miami, Paris-Charles de Gaulle [seasonal], Paris-Orly, Port-au-Prince, Saint Maarten, Santo Domingo
|American Eagle Airlines
||Paris-Orly, Lyon [seasonal], Nantes [seasonal]
|Cubana de Aviación
|St Barth Commuter
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16° 15' 55.10" N
061° 31' 54.50" W
||014° W (01/06)
||CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
||Pointe a Pitre
|International Clearance Status
||Airport of Entry
||11499 x 148 feet
3505 x 45 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
||POINTE A PITRE
||POINTE A PITRE
||Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.|
100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)
||Bird haz particularly near Twy E. Stray dogs on rwy.
||Opr 1000-0200Z, OT 48 hr PPR. (NC-100LL, A1)
||PAPI Rwy 11 GS 3.2 , MEHT 72'.
||Ovft of city proh. Turns outside turnaround area proh for acft 40 tons or more.
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