List of airports in the Falkland Islands

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The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located about 250 nautical miles (460  km ; 290  mi ) from the coast of mainland South America and 600 nautical miles (1,100 km; 690 mi) from mainland Antarctica. The archipelago, consisting of East Falkland, West Falkland and 776 lesser islands, is a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. [1] The capital, Stanley, is on East Falkland. The islands contain two airports with paved runways, with settlements around the archipelago served by grass airstrips.

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Airports

Location served ICAO IATA Airport name
Civil airports
Stanley SFALPSY Port Stanley Airport
Military airports
Mount Pleasant EGYPMPN RAF Mount Pleasant (Royal Air Force base)

Other FIGAS airstrips

East Falklands:

West Falklands:

Source: [2] [3]

They are in general 500–700 metres (1,600–2,300 ft) long

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References

Footnotes

  1. "The Islands: Location". Falkland Islands Government web site. 2007. Archived from the original on 28 April 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2007.
  2. http://www.falklandislands.com/contents/view/116/get-here/get-around/internal-flights-figas
  3. Camp Airstrips