Tinson Pen Aerodrome

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Tinson Pen Aerodrome
Airport typePublic
OperatorAirports Authority of Jamaica
Serves Kingston, Jamaica
Elevation  AMSL 16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 17°59′19″N076°49′26″W / 17.98861°N 76.82389°W / 17.98861; -76.82389 Coordinates: 17°59′19″N076°49′26″W / 17.98861°N 76.82389°W / 17.98861; -76.82389
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Location in Jamaica
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Sources: AAJ, [1] DAFIF [2] [3]

Tinson Pen Aerodrome( IATA : KTP, ICAO : MKTP) in Kingston, Jamaica is the largest of Jamaica's three domestic airports. It is located on Marcus Garvey Drive, a major highway that links Kingston to the nearby residential community of Portmore. The airport is also located near the Kingston Free Zone, a transshipment port. The airport caters mainly to business travellers. The airport also provides a vital commercial link between the cities of Kingston and Montego Bay.


Tinson Pen Aerodrome handled approximately 92,091 passengers in 2001. [4] The airport formerly had scheduled passenger service provided by Air Jamaica Express and International AirLink.


The airport is at an elevation of 16 ft (5 m) above mean sea level. [2] It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,300 ft × 100 ft (1,311 m × 30 m). There is a 100LL fueling station and the airport supports night flight operations. [1]


The following table shows the number of passengers using the airport annually from 1997 through 2001. [4]


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  1. 1 2 "Tinson Pen Aerodrome". Airports Authority of Jamaica. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  2. 1 2 Airport information for MKTP from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. Airport information for KTP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. 1 2 "Domestic Aerodromes (Eastern Region)". Airports Authority of Jamaica. Archived from the original on 3 May 2007.