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George F. L. Charles Airport (Formerly Vigie Airport) is the smaller of two airports in Saint Luciamarker, the other being Hewanorra International Airportmarker. It is located 2 km north of Castriesmarker, the capital city. George F. L. Charles Airport is managed by the Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA). Its runway runs parallel to a pristine beach, Vigie Beach, which is a popular tourist attraction.

History

George F. L. Charles Airport was renamed on 4 August 1997 in honor of Saint Lucia politician Sir George Frederick Lawrence Charles (1916-2004).

Traffic

On average, George F. L. Charles Airport handles 32,000 flights per year carrying 394,000 passengers.
Vigie Beach, immediately opposite the Airport Check-in and Departure lounge area


Airlines

The following airlines fly passenger services to George F. L. Charles Airport:

Cargo Services



References

  1. http://www.slaspa.com/GFL%20info.htm Details of George F. L. Charles Airport on SLASPA website
  2. http://www.stlucia.gov.lc/pr1997/vigie_airport_renamed_george_f_l__charles.htm St Lucia government press release concerning re-naming





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