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Charles Kirkconnell International Airport

Sir Charles Kirkconnell International Airport
ICAO: MWCB
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Cayman Brac
Elevation AMSL 1.3 m / 4 ft
Coordinates
Map
CYB is located in Cayman Islands
CYB
Location in the Cayman Islands
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,832 6,010 Asphalt
Sources: Cayman Islands AIP[1]

Sir Captain Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (ICAO: MWCB) is an airport located on Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. It is one of the hubs for Cayman Airways with flights to Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman, and Edward Bodden Airfield on Little Cayman. It is the only airport on Cayman Brac. The airport was renamed Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, in memory of Captain Charles Leonard Kirkconnell, a prominent local businessman with strong ties to the Sister Islands. Its previous name was Gerrard-Smith International Airport.[2]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Cayman Airways Grand Cayman, Miami
Cayman Airways
operated by Cayman Airways Express
Grand Cayman, Little Cayman
Island Air Grand Cayman, Little Cayman

Cayman Airways operates Boeing 737-300 jetliner service into the airport with limited seasonal flights to Grand Cayman and Miami while Cayman Airways Express flies de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter STOL turboprops to Grand Cayman and also to the neighboring island of Little Cayman.[3]

References

  1. ^ Cayman Islands AIP
  2. ^ "Cayman Brac airport renamed, getting needed improvements". cayCompass.com. 
  3. ^ http://www.caymanairways.com

External links

  • Cayman Islands Airport Authority


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