Eugene F. Correira International Airport

Last updated

Eugene F. Correia International Airport

Airport typePublic
OperatorOgle Airport Inc.
Serves Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana
Elevation  AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 6°48′26″N58°06′21″W / 6.80722°N 58.10583°W / 6.80722; -58.10583 Coordinates: 6°48′26″N58°06′21″W / 6.80722°N 58.10583°W / 6.80722; -58.10583
Guyana location map.svg
Airplane silhouette.svg
Location of the airport in Guyana
Direction LengthSurface
07/251,2804,200 Concrete
Source: GCM [1] Google Maps [2]

Eugene F. Correia International Airport( IATA : OGL, ICAO : SYEC) is located on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Guyana, 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the capital, Georgetown, in the Demerara-Mahaica region.


In 2013, LIAT began scheduled passenger airline flights between the airport and Barbados, thus switching over its former air service into Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

The airport was formerly known as Georgetown-Ogle International Airport and is the second international airport along with the Cheddi Jagan International Airport to serve Georgetown and its vicinity.


In 2003 the airport was a local hub shuttling some 50,000 passengers and 1,800 tons of cargo annually. Construction began that year to expand the facility to an international airport, with upgraded facilities for immigration, customs, air traffic control, health and fire service. The lengthened and expanded runway is now in service, and a ceremony to formally open the new airport terminal was held in March, 2007.

OGL received its port-of-entry certification in 2009. It has a Class 1A, 4,200 feet (1,300 m)-long runway made of concrete (07-25). The former runway 07R-25L is now being used as a taxiway only. It operates under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). [3] The airport is capable of handling smaller business jets as well as regional turboprop airliners, such as the Beechcraft 1900D flown by Trans Guyana Airways. [4]

Airlines and destinations

Caribbean Airlines Barbados
Gum Air Paramaribo–Zorg en Hoop
Trans Guyana Airways All Airports & Airstrips in Guyana, Barbados, Boa Vista, Paramaribo-Zanderij, Paramaribo–Zorg en Hoop

Other facilities

The airline Fly Jamaica Airways formerly maintained its Guyana ticket office in the Wings Aviation hangar in the airport, [5] although Fly Jamaica Airways served Georgetown via Cheddi Jagan International Airport, located south of the city. Fly Jamaica is no longer in business.

Bristow Helicopters operates AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky S-92 helicopters from the airport in support of offshore oil and gas exploration activities.

See also

Related Research Articles

The transport sector comprises the physical infrastructure, docks and vehicle, terminals, fleets, ancillary equipment and service delivery of all the various modes of transport operating in Guyana. The transport services, transport agencies providing these services, the organizations and people who plan, build, maintain, and operate the system, and the policies that mold its development.

North American Airlines, Inc., was an American airline with its headquarters at the HLH Building in Peachtree City, Georgia in Greater Atlanta, USA. Prior to May 2008, it operated scheduled international services from the USA to Africa and Guyana. Later it operated domestic and international charter services and wet lease services. Its main aircraft and maintenance base was Tampa International Airport.

Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Stockholm Arlanda Airport is an international airport located in the Sigtuna Municipality of Sweden, near the town of Märsta, 37 kilometres (23 mi) north of Stockholm and nearly 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east of Uppsala. The airport is located within Stockholm County and the province of Uppland. It is the largest airport in Sweden and the third-largest airport in the Nordic countries. The airport is the major gateway to international air travel for large parts of Sweden. Arlanda Airport was used by close to 27 million passengers in 2017, with 21.2 million international passengers and 5.5 million domestic.

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Airport located in Subang, Selangor, Malaysia

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, , often called Subang Airport or Subang Skypark, is an airport located in Subang, Petaling District, Selangor, Malaysia.

BWIA West Indies Airways

BWIA West Indies Airways Limited, known locally as "Bee-Wee" and also as British West Indian Airways, was the national airline based in Trinidad and Tobago. At the end of operations, BWIA was the largest airline operating out of the Caribbean, with direct service to the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Its main base was Piarco International Airport (POS), Piarco, with major hubs at Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) and Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) during 2006. It was headquartered in the BWIA Administration Building in Piarco, Tunapuna–Piarco on the island of Trinidad. The company slogan was Sharing our warmth with the world.

Tropical Airways was a small airline with scheduled and charter services based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Tribhuvan International Airport Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal

Tribhuvan International Airport is an international airport located in Kathmandu, Bagmati Pradesh, Nepal. It is operating with a tabletop runway, one domestic and an international terminal. As a sole international airport, it connects Nepal to over 40 destinations in 17 countries.

Cheddi Jagan International Airport

Cheddi Jagan International Airport, formerly Timehri International Airport, is the national airport of Guyana. The airport is located on the right bank of the Demerara River in the city of Timehri, 41 kilometres (25 mi) south of Guyana's capital, Georgetown. It is the larger of the two international airports serving Georgetown with the other airport being the Eugene F. Correira International Airport.

Guyana Airways

Guyana Airways was the national airline of Guyana from 1939 to 2001. During this period, it operated services to destinations in the Caribbean, the United States and Canada. It was declared insolvent in 2001.

Northern Air Cargo Airline of the United States

Northern Air Cargo, LLC (NAC) is an American cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. NAC operates a small fleet of Boeing 737-300s and Boeing 737-400 freighter aircraft within the state of Alaska as well as widebody Boeing 767-300 freighter services throughout the Caribbean and South America. Other services include aircraft maintenance services through its subsidiary, Northern Air Maintenance Services, on demand charters and consolidation of cargo. With a main base at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, NAC also operates out of a hub at Miami International Airport. NAC is a division of Saltchuk which is the corporate parent of a number of transportation and distribution companies including Aloha Air Cargo, a cargo airline based in Hawaii.

Zorg en Hoop Airport

Zorg en Hoop Airport is an airport serving general aviation in the city of Paramaribo, Suriname. It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) west of the Suriname River, between the city quarters of Zorg en Hoop and Flora.

Roraima Airways

Roraima Airways is a regional airline of Guyana with its main hub at the Eugene F. Correira International Airport. Roraima Airways was founded in 1992.

Brown County Airport

Brown County Airport is a mile north of Georgetown, in Brown County, Ohio.

Caribbean Airlines Flight 523

Caribbean Airlines Flight 523 was a passenger flight which overran the runway at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Georgetown, Guyana, on 30 July 2011. Seven of the 163 aboard suffered injuries. The aircraft involved, a Boeing 737-800, was operating Caribbean Airlines' scheduled international service from John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, to Georgetown.

Fly Jamaica Airways was a Jamaican airline headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica. The airline's main hub was based in Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. The airline mainly offered routes to North America. On 31 March 2019, Fly Jamaica Airways suspended operations and made all employee positions redundant due to the lack of aircraft. The airline had been trying to recover after one of its aircraft experienced a runway excursion at Guyana's Cheddi Jagan International Airport in November 2018. The company slogan was One Team, One Dream.

Caricom Airways

Caricom Airways, which stands for Caribbean Commuter Airways, was a regional airline from the Caribbean, with the headquarters of the company at Paramaribo, Suriname. From the down-town Zorg en Hoop Airport in Suriname, Caricom Airways mainly flew charter flights to various destinations in the interior of Suriname, the Caribbean and Northern Brazil.

Eastern Airlines, LLC is a U.S. airline founded in 2010. Eastern operates Boeing 767s and Boeing 777s. It began as Dynamic Airways and later added "International" to its name to reflect its transition from a charter airline into scheduled international services. Under the Dynamic name, the airline was headquartered in High Point, North Carolina, offering service from New York to South America. It used to operate from Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York to the Caribbean, Cancun, and South America.

Guy-America Airways was an airline operating scheduled passenger flights between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport serving Georgetown, Guyana. For a very short time, the company flew to Europe as well under the name American Overseas Airlines.

Mabaruma Airport

Mabaruma Airport is an airport serving the town of Mabaruma, capital of the Barima-Waini Region of Guyana.

Fly Jamaica Airways Flight 256 2018 commercial airline accident

Fly Jamaica Airways Flight 256 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana to Toronto Pearson International Airport in Canada. The Boeing 757 aircraft serving the flight suffered a technical fault on 9 November 2018, forcing its return and resulting in a runway excursion on landing. This caused significant damage to the aircraft and one passenger fatality.


  1. Airport information for OGL at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. Google Maps - Ogle
  3. Ogle Airport, Inc. Retrieved on 5 September 2010.
  5. "Contact Us Archived 11 March 2015 at the Wayback Machine ." Fly Jamaica Airways. Retrieved on March 22, 2015. "Ticket Office Wings Aviation Hangar Ogle International Airport Ogle, ECD, Guyana South America"