Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport
Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport, also known as Sesquicentenario International Airport, is an international airport located on the San Andres Island, Colombia. The airport serves the cities of San Andres and San Luis, but also commercially serves the nearby island of Providencia. All being major touristic and vacational spots for South and Central American tourists.
Description & stats
The airport is the 6th busiest airport in Colombia in terms of passengers, with 836.234 in 2006. Most of these passengers come from the continental part of the country, due to poor international direct service to the island. Many international tourists have to fly to one of Colombia's or Panama's largest airports to be able to reach the islands.
The airport is one of Colombia's fastest growing airports with a 13.4% increase in the number of passengers between 2005 and 2006.
Spirit Airlines announced that it intends in flying to the island from Ft. Lauderdale.
Airlines and destinations
Avianca operated by SAM
Air Transat (Montreal-Trudeau) [seasonal]
Atlantic Airlines de Honduras (La Ceiba) [seasonal]
Copa Airlines (Panama City)
TACA operated by Lacsa (San Jose de Costa Rica)
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