Mayaguana Airport

Mayaguana Airport is an airport located in Mayaguana in the Bahamas. It is elevated at 11 feet (three metres) above mean sea level and can be found on the map at these coordinates: 22°22′46″N 073°00′49″W. It has one asphalt runway, directed 06/24, with a length of 7,297 feet (2,224 metres). The airline Bahamasair operates domestic flights from Mayaguana Airport to Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau. No other information regarding the airport is available.

Mayaguana is the easternmost island and district of the Bahamas, one of only a few islands that retain their Lucayan (the original inhabitants of the Bahamas before the arrival of Europeans) names. It has a land area of approximately 280 square kilometres and had a population of about 312 in 2010. With its location of approximately 100 kilometres north of Great Inagua and 560 kilometres south of the capital Nassau, the island is considered the halfway point between South Florida and Puerto Rico and is about 450 nautical miles off Palm Beach, Florida. Its location makes Mayaguana a popular stopover for boaters on a direct route to the eastern Caribbean. It is known for its fertile soil, woody terrain, and being home to many government nature reserves. Many types of hardwood can be found throughout the island, including common lignum vitae (Guaiacum officinale) and holywood lignum vitae (Guaiacum sanctum). It is also home to the Bahamian hutia, a rodent that was thought to be extinct until the mid-1960s, American Flamingos, Bartsch's iguanas, plovers, terns, osprey, nesting sea turtles, and around 118 species of birds. Although not exactly popular among tourists, it is frequented by those who prefer isolation and those who looking for scuba diving, bonefishing, snorkelling, and duck hunting opportunities.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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From Mayaguana, head southeast and turn right. The airport will be on the right.

 Who flies to Mayaguana

 Location Details

Longitude:73° 1' 5'' W
Latitude:22° 22' 36'' N

 Airport Location

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