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Le Raizet Airport



Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet Airport
Aérodrome de Pointe-à-Pitre Le Raizet
Aéroport Guadeloupe Pôle Caraïbes
Le Raizet Airport
An Air Caraibes Airbus A330 on the jetbridge at Le Raizet
IATA: PTP – ICAO: TFFR
Le Raizet Airport
Location of airport in Guadeloupe
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator CCI de Pointe à Pitre
Serves Pointe-à-Pitre, Grande-Terre, Guadeloupe
Location Abymes
Elevation AMSL 35 ft / 11 m
Coordinates 16°15′51″N 061°31′33″W / 16.26417°N 61.52583°W / 16.26417; -61.52583
Website guadeloupe.aeroport.fr
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 3,505 11,500 Asphalt
Sources: AIP, UAF, Airport, DAFIF

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.

Facilities

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

Airlines Destinations
Air Antilles Express Fort-de-France, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten
Air Canada Montréal-Trudeau
Air Caraïbes Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Havana, Miami, Paris-Orly, Port-au-Prince, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Sint Maarten, Saint Lucia, Santo Domingo
Air France Cayenne, Fort-de-France, Miami, Paris-Charles de Gaulle [seasonal], Paris-Orly, Port-au-Prince, Saint Maarten, Santo Domingo
Air Transat Montreal-Trudeau
American Eagle Airlines San Juan
Corsairfly Paris-Orly, Lyon [seasonal], Nantes [seasonal]
Cubana de Aviación Havana
LIAT Antigua, Dominica

Charter

Airlines Destinations
FlyMontserrat Montserrat
Neos Milan-Malpensa
St Barth Commuter Saint Barthélemy


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General Info
Country Guadeloupe
ICAO ID TFFR
Time UTC-4
Latitude 16.265306
16° 15' 55.10" N
Longitude -61.531806
061° 31' 54.50" W
Elevation 36 feet
11 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 014° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Pointe a Pitre
Island Group Grande-Terre I.
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
RAIZET TWR 118.4
GND 121.85
ATIS 127.6
RAIZET APP 121.3
129.08
119.05


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
11/29 11499 x 148 feet
3505 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 053FCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME PPR POINTE A PITRE 076X 112.9 At Field -
NDB PTP POINTE A PITRE - 385 5.8 NM 115.1


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz particularly near Twy E. Stray dogs on rwy.
FUEL Opr 1000-0200Z, OT 48 hr PPR. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 11 GS 3.2 , MEHT 72'.
RSTD Ovft of city proh. Turns outside turnaround area proh for acft 40 tons or more.



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