List of airports in Guyana

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This is a list of airports in Guyana , sorted by location.

Airport location where aircraft take off and land

An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport. Airports often have facilities to store and maintain aircraft, and a control tower. An airport consists of a landing area, which comprises an aerially accessible open space including at least one operationally active surface such as a runway for a plane to take off or a helipad, and often includes adjacent utility buildings such as control towers, hangars and terminals. Larger airports may have airport aprons, taxiway bridges, air traffic control centres, passenger facilities such as restaurants and lounges, and emergency services. In some countries, the US in particular, they also typically have one or more fixed-base operators, serving general aviation.

Guyana Country in South America

Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South America. It is often considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Venezuela to the west, and Suriname to the east. With an area of 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.

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Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and previously known as British Guiana, is a state on the northern coast of South America. Guyana is bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south and southwest by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela, and on the north by the Atlantic Ocean. It is the only state of the Commonwealth of Nations on mainland South America. Guyana is also a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), which has its secretariat headquarters in Guyana's capital, Georgetown.

British Guiana British posession in the Guianas region between 1814–1966

British Guiana was the name of the British colony, part of the British West Indies (Caribbean), on the northern coast of South America, now known as the independent nation of Guyana.

South America A continent in the Western Hemisphere, and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere

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Suriname Country in South America

Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, French Guiana to the east, Guyana to the west and Brazil to the south. At just under 165,000 square kilometers, it is the smallest sovereign state in South America. Suriname has a population of approximately 558,368, most of whom live on the country's north coast, in and around the capital and largest city, Paramaribo.

Airports

Airport names shown in bold have scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.

City served / Location Region ICAO IATA Airport name
Aishalton Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYAH AHL Aishalton Airport
Annai Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYAN NAI Annai Airport
Apoteri Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYAP Apoteri Airport
Awaruwaunau (Awaruwaunawa) Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYAW Awaruwaunau Airport
Baramita Barima-Waini SYBR BMJ Baramita Airport
Bartica Cuyuni-Mazaruni SYBT GFO Bartica Airport
Ebini Upper Demerara-Berbice SYEB Ebini Airport
Georgetown Demerara-Mahaica SYCJ GEO Cheddi Jagan International Airport
Georgetown/Ogle Demerara-Mahaica SYEC OGL Eugene F. Correia International Airport
Imbaimadai Cuyuni-Mazaruni SYIB IMB Imbaimadai Airport
Kaieteur National Park Potaro-Siparuni SYKA KAI Kaieteur International Airport
Kamarang Cuyuni-Mazaruni SYKM KAR Kamarang Airport
Karanambo Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYKR KRM Karanambo Airport
Karasabai Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYKS KRG Karasabai Airport
Kato Potaro-Siparuni SYKT KTO Kato Airport
Kurukabaru Potaro-Siparuni SYKK Kurukabaru Airport
Lethem Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYLT LTM Lethem Airport
Linden Upper Demerara-Berbice SYLD Linden Airport
Lumid Pau (Lumidpau) Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYLP LUB Lumid Pau Airport
Mabaruma Barima-Waini SYMB USI Mabaruma Airport
Mahdia Potaro-Siparuni SYMD MHA Mahdia Airport
Monkey Mountain Potaro-Siparuni SYMM MYM Monkey Mountain Airport
Mountain Point Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo SYMP Mountain Point Airport
New Amsterdam East Berbice-Corentyne SYNA New Amsterdam Airport
Orinduik Potaro-Siparuni SYOR ORJ Orinduik Airport
Paruima Cuyuni-Mazaruni SYPR PRR Paruima Airport

See also

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.

References

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International Civil Aviation Organization Specialised agency of the United Nations

The International Civil Aviation Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It codifies the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. Its headquarters is located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

UN/LOCODE, the United Nations Code for Trade and Transport Locations, is a geographic coding scheme developed and maintained by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). UN/LOCODE assigns codes to locations used in trade and transport with functions such as seaports, rail and road terminals, airports, Postal Exchange Office and border crossing points. The first issue in 1981 contained codes for 8,000 locations. The version from 2011 contained codes for about 82,000 locations.