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Norman Manley International Airport
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Norman Manley International Airport
IATA: KINICAO: MKJP
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator NMIA Airports Limited
Serves Kingston, Jamaica
Location Palisadoes
Hub for
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • Skylan Airways
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3.048 m
Coordinates 17°56′08″N 076°47′15″W / 17.93556°N 76.7875°W / 17.93556; -76.7875Coordinates: 17°56′08″N 076°47′15″W / 17.93556°N 76.7875°W / 17.93556; -76.7875
Website www.nmia.aero
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,900 2,712.72 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers 1,714,710
Aircraft operations 24,522
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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