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Norman Manley
International Airport
Norman Manley International Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator NMIA Airports Limited
Serves Kingston, Jamaica
Location Palisadoes
Hub for Caribbean Airlines
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 17°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

Location in Jamaica

Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,911 2,716 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 1,594,096
Aircraft operations
Source: DAFIF

Norman Manley International Airport (IATA: KINICAO: 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. 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.

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