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Cienfuegos Airport
Jaime González Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Jaime González
Airport sign, Cienfuegos, Cuba. (11805417135).jpg
Airport sign at the entrance
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorECASA
ServesCienfuegos, Cuba
Elevation AMSL31 m / 102 ft
Coordinates22°09?00?N 080°23?51?W / 22.15000°N 80.39750°W / 22.15000; -80.39750Coordinates: 22°09?00?N 080°23?51?W / 22.15000°N 80.39750°W / 22.15000; -80.39750
Websitecienfuegosinternational.com
Map
CFG is located in Cuba
CFG
CFG
Location in Cuba
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Source: Aerodrome chart[1]

Jaime González Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Jaime González) (IATA: CFG, ICAO: MUCF) is an international airport that serves Cienfuegos,[2] a city on the southern coast of Cuba, and capital of the province of Cienfuegos.

Facilities

The airport is at an elevation of 31 m (102 ft) above mean sea level; it has one runway designated 02/20 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,400 m × 45 m (7,874 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Sunwing Airlines Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson[3]

Cienfuegos Air Base

The airport is an inactive Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces air base:

  • 3684 Helicopter Regiment - Mil Mi-8TB transport helicopters, Mil Mi-24D attack/transport helicopter and Mil Mi-35 helicopter gunship/transport[4]

History of Cienfuegos Air Base

World War II

During the war the base was set up to use a non-descript number for postal operations. They used the Fleet Post Office, Atlantic located in New York, New York with the address: 317 FPO NY.[5]

The US Navy code word for Cienfuegos during the war was ODOP.[6]

References

  1. ^ a b Aerodrome chart Archived 2012-03-22 at the Wayback Machine Issued 30 October 2007
  2. ^ Airport information for MUCF from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  3. ^ "Sunwings additional new routes from Toronto in W18". RoutesOnline. January 1, 2019. Retrieved 2019.
  4. ^ http://cubaaldescubierto.com/?p=486
  5. ^ "World War II US Navy Post Office Numbers".
  6. ^ "Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words".

External links

Media related to Jaime González Airport at Wikimedia Commons


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