Date: Thursday 17 th April, 2014
NEWS RELEASE : AvGas is now available at the Ian Fleming International Airport.
Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ) is pleased to announce the availability of AvGas 100LL at the Ian Fleming International Airport (IFIA) - Jamaica’s newest jetport, located in Boscobel. Ian Fleming International Airport Fuel Farm is now dexterously outfitted to dispense AvGas and Jet A1 fuel. This recent installation heralds a heightened service level at the 3 year old International Port of Entry (IPE) and speaks to the commitment of the airport operators (AAJ) in enhancing the flexibility and relevance of the port to the General Aviation Community.
IAN FLEMING INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – A section of the FUEL FARM
|Section of Audience|
The RIBBON CUTTING
Location : Entrance to IFIA Fuel Farm
L-R : Claude Service /Snr. Operations Officer; Richard Gibbs / Director ICT; Cmdr. John McFarlane / Snr. Sir. Airport Operations; Cpt. Errol Stewart /CEO,CATC;, Earl Richards /President, AAJ; Luther Williams/ General Manager, Jamaica Aircraft Refueling Services; Claudile Sydial/ Admin. Officer IFIA; Supt. in charge of the St. Mary Div. Dean Johnson and Alfred McDonald/ Snr. Dir. Commercial Development & Planning were part of the significant moment.
Thierry Pouille, CEO - Air Journey Flying Club (the first group to land at the IPE) is thrilled at the announcement of Avgas availability at Ian Fleming Int’l Airport “… this is certainly exciting news to GA travelers to the Caribbean. It will open up more of the destinations since the very popular piston aircraft will now be able to refuel at Ian Fleming Int’l Airport for stays in beautiful Jamaica or use the airport as a technical stop en route to further destinations.”
Take off, touchdown and glide into Jamaica’s new and improved International Jetport.
It’s a paradise for pilots.
IAN FLEMING INT’L AIRPORT DATA / JAMAICA 18*24’N – 76*58’W
MKBS / OCJ
*Status --- Government/ International/Restricted / DVFR
* Lights --- Runway edge
* Obstacles --- Rising terrain to south and south west
*Runways --- Elevation 09/27 , 4767 x 79’ , Asphalt-good condition
* Fuel AVGAS 100LL, Jet A1
*Customs/ Immigration Available daily 7am – 7Pm.24 hour notice required outside of published hours. OT fees apply. Make position reports 10 7 20 miles out on 122.8 below 6,000’ 20miles out Sangster. Boscobel / Ocho Rios, 7.4nm W
*Operators --- Ian Fleming Int’l Airport (876) 975-3101
*Email: email@example.com / Website: www.ifia.aero
Airports Authority of Jamaica (876)-924-8029
*Ground Handlers IFIA Operations Team
Aerial view of Ian Fleming Int’l Airport
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