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GEO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GEO / SYCJ
Airport Name: Cheddi Jagan International Airport
Location: Georgetown, Guyana
GPS Coordinates: 6°29'53"N by 58°15'14"W
Area Served: Georgetown, Guyana
Operator/Owner: Government of Guyana
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 95 feet (29 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO):

  • The furthest airport from Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) is Betoambari Airport (BUW), which is nearly antipodal to Cheddi Jagan International Airport (meaning Cheddi Jagan International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Betoambari Airport), and is located 12,347 miles (19,870 kilometers) away in Bau-Bau, Buton, Indonesia.
  • Because of Cheddi Jagan International Airport's relatively low elevation of 95 feet, planes can take off or land at Cheddi Jagan International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The Cheddi Jagan International Airport is currently under going a 150 million dollar modernization and expansion.
  • United States Army Air Forces 430th Bombardment Squadron was assigned to Atkinson field from 4 November 1941 to 31 October 1942 flying anti-submarine sorties in Douglas B-18 bombers.
  • The closest airport to Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) is Ogle Airport (OGL), which is located 24 miles (38 kilometers) NNE of GEO.
  • Cheddi Jagan International Airport, formerly Timehri International Airport, is the national airport of Guyana.
  • Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) has 2 runways.
  • The terminal has six ground level gates.
  • On 30 July 2011, Caribbean Airlines Flight 523 overran the runway in rainy weather while landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana and went through a chain-link perimeter fence.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cheddi Jagan International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cheddi Jagan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.64 miles (38.04 km) NNEOgle Airport (OGL)Georgetown, GuyanaView Ogle Airport on a map View satellite image of Ogle Airport Set OGL as destination Airport Get more information about Ogle Airport
291.46 miles (147.19 km) ESEMajoor Henry Fernandes Airport (ICK)Nieuw-Nickerie, SurinameView Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport on a map View satellite image of Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport Set ICK as destination Airport Get more information about Majoor Henry Fernandes Airport
3113.79 miles (183.13 km) SEWashabo Airstrip (WSO)Washabo, SurinameView Washabo Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Washabo Airstrip Set WSO as destination Airport Get more information about Washabo Airstrip
4122.27 miles (196.77 km) ESEWageningen Airstrip (AGI)Wageningen, SurinameView Wageningen Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Wageningen Airstrip Set AGI as destination Airport Get more information about Wageningen Airstrip
5139.36 miles (224.27 km) ESETotness Airstrip (TOT)Totness, Coronie, SurinameView Totness Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Totness Airstrip Set TOT as destination Airport Get more information about Totness Airstrip
6215.75 miles (347.22 km) ESEZorg en Hoop Airport (ORG)Paramaribo, SurinameView Zorg en Hoop Airport on a map View satellite image of Zorg en Hoop Airport Set ORG as destination Airport Get more information about Zorg en Hoop Airport
7222.73 miles (358.45 km) ESEJohan Adolf Pengel International Airport (PBM)Zanderij (near Paramaribo), SurinameView Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport on a map View satellite image of Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport Set PBM as destination Airport Get more information about Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport
8231.29 miles (372.23 km) WEl Dorado Airport (EOR)El Dorado, VenezuelaView El Dorado Airport on a map View satellite image of El Dorado Airport Set EOR as destination Airport Get more information about El Dorado Airport
9240.44 miles (386.95 km) SSWLethem Airport (LTM)Lethem, GuyanaView Lethem Airport on a map View satellite image of Lethem Airport Set LTM as destination Airport Get more information about Lethem Airport
10244.62 miles (393.68 km) SELaduani Airstrip (LDO)Ladouanie, SurinameView Laduani Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Laduani Airstrip Set LDO as destination Airport Get more information about Laduani Airstrip
11249.09 miles (400.87 km) SEBotopasi Airstrip (BTO)Botopasi, SurinameView Botopasi Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Botopasi Airstrip Set BTO as destination Airport Get more information about Botopasi Airstrip
12256.98 miles (413.56 km) SEDjoemoe Airstrip (DOE)Djumu (Djoemoe), SurinameView Djoemoe Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Djoemoe Airstrip Set DOE as destination Airport Get more information about Djoemoe Airstrip
13257.23 miles (413.97 km) SECayana Airstrip (AAJ)Awaradam, SurinameView Cayana Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Cayana Airstrip Set AAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Cayana Airstrip
14289.86 miles (466.48 km) SETepoe Airstrip (KCB)Kasikasima, SurinameView Tepoe Airstrip on a map View satellite image of Tepoe Airstrip Set KCB as destination Airport Get more information about Tepoe Airstrip
15291.38 miles (468.93 km) SEVincent Fayks Airport (OEM)Paloemeu, SurinameView Vincent Fayks Airport on a map View satellite image of Vincent Fayks Airport Set OEM as destination Airport Get more information about Vincent Fayks Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cheddi Jagan International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cheddi Jagan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,346.98 miles (19,870.49 km) SWBetoambari Airport (BUW)Bau-Bau, Buton, IndonesiaView Betoambari Airport on a map View satellite image of Betoambari Airport Set BUW as destination Airport Get more information about Betoambari Airport
212,285.02 miles (19,770.77 km) SSWWonopito Airport (LWE)Lewoleba, IndonesiaView Wonopito Airport on a map View satellite image of Wonopito Airport Set LWE as destination Airport Get more information about Wonopito Airport
312,285.00 miles (19,770.74 km) SSWFrans Seda Airport (MOF)Maumere, IndonesiaView Frans Seda Airport on a map View satellite image of Frans Seda Airport Set MOF as destination Airport Get more information about Frans Seda Airport
412,276.81 miles (19,757.56 km) SSEBajawa Soa Airport (BJW)Bajawa, IndonesiaView Bajawa Soa Airport on a map View satellite image of Bajawa Soa Airport Set BJW as destination Airport Get more information about Bajawa Soa Airport
512,274.27 miles (19,753.47 km) SH. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport (ENE)Ende, Flores, IndonesiaView H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport on a map View satellite image of H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport Set ENE as destination Airport Get more information about H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport
612,263.54 miles (19,736.20 km) SSWHaluoleo Airport (WMA) (KDI)Kendari, IndonesiaView Haluoleo Airport (WMA) on a map View satellite image of Haluoleo Airport (WMA) Set KDI as destination Airport Get more information about Haluoleo Airport (WMA)
712,256.37 miles (19,724.66 km) ESESultan Hasanuddin International Airport (SHIAM) (UPG)Makassar, IndonesiaView Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (SHIAM) on a map View satellite image of Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (SHIAM) Set UPG as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (SHIAM)
812,249.57 miles (19,713.73 km) SEKomodo Airport (LBJ)Labuan Bajo, Flores Island, IndonesiaView Komodo Airport on a map View satellite image of Komodo Airport Set LBJ as destination Airport Get more information about Komodo Airport
912,211.15 miles (19,651.89 km) WSWAlor Island Airport (ARD)Alor Island, IndonesiaView Alor Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Alor Island Airport Set ARD as destination Airport Get more information about Alor Island Airport
1012,196.48 miles (19,628.28 km) SSEUmbu Mehang Kunda Airport (WGP)Waingapu, Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaView Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport on a map View satellite image of Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport Set WGP as destination Airport Get more information about Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport
1112,184.23 miles (19,608.56 km) SESultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU)Bima, IndonesiaView Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport Set BMU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Muhammad Salahuddin Airport
1212,165.10 miles (19,577.79 km) STardamu Airport (SAU)Savu Island, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaView Tardamu Airport on a map View satellite image of Tardamu Airport Set SAU as destination Airport Get more information about Tardamu Airport
1312,161.39 miles (19,571.82 km) SSoroako Airport (SQR)Soroako, IndonesiaView Soroako Airport on a map View satellite image of Soroako Airport Set SQR as destination Airport Get more information about Soroako Airport
1412,150.93 miles (19,554.98 km) SSWEl Tari Airport (KOE)Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaView El Tari Airport on a map View satellite image of El Tari Airport Set KOE as destination Airport Get more information about El Tari Airport
1512,147.73 miles (19,549.83 km) SSEAndi Jemma Airport (MXB)Masamba, IndonesiaView Andi Jemma Airport on a map View satellite image of Andi Jemma Airport Set MXB as destination Airport Get more information about Andi Jemma Airport