Camopi Airport

Camopi Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesCamopi, French Guiana
Elevation AMSL237 ft / 72 m
Coordinates3°10′20″N 52°20′10″W / 3.17222°N 52.33611°W / 3.17222; -52.33611Coordinates: 3°10′20″N 52°20′10″W / 3.17222°N 52.33611°W / 3.17222; -52.33611
Map
Camopi is located in French Guiana
Camopi
Camopi
Location of the airport in French Guiana
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 1,000 3,281 Concrete
Sources: OurAirports[1] Bing Maps[2]

Camopi Airport (sometimes called Vila Brasil Airport) is an airport serving the Oyapock river village of Camopi, French Guiana near the border with Brazil.

The airport is at the confluence of the Camopi into the Oyapock, adjacent to the Camopi encampment of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment of the French Foreign Legion.[3]

The Camopi non-directional beacon (Ident: CP) is located just south of the runway.[4]

In October 2020, the airport was upgraded for regular passenger transport.[5] The airport opened for regular service in April 2021.[6]

Airlines and destinations

AirlinesDestinations
Air Guyane Express Cayenne[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ OurAirports - Camopi
  2. ^ Bing Maps - Vila Brasil
  3. ^ "Camopi: visite de Camopi en Guayne". America FR (in French). Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  4. ^ "CP @ OurAirports". ourairports.com. Retrieved 2021-05-20.
  5. ^ "La piste d'atterrissage de Camopi déclarée conforme : les travaux ont coûté 750 000 euros". 21 March 2021 (in French).
  6. ^ Patrick Clarke and M.C. Thébia (18 March 2021). "Le recours déposé par la présidente des sociétés Amazone Air service et Fly Guyane rejeté : la liaison aérienne Camopi-Cayenne est prévue début avril". Guyane la 1ère (in French). Retrieved 8 July 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Air Guyane Express". Retrieved 8 July 2022.

External links

  • OpenStreetMap - Camopi
  • FallingRain - Vila Brasil Airport


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