Cheddi Jagan IAP

Airfield Profile
 

Key Facts

Name: Cheddi Jagan IAP
Alternate Name:   Camp Stephenson
Location: Georgetown
Region: North
ICAO Code: SYCJ
IATA Code: -
Usage: Shared
Category: Public Airport
Start: ?
End: current

Ownership

Operator: Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation, Timehri, EBD, Guyana.

Operator Identity Code:
Not applicable.

Location

Country Region Sub-Region
Guyana

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: Georgetown – airfield is x miles (y km) south.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. N 6 29′ 53.98″ E 58 15′ 15.33″
Decimal N 6.4983282° E 58.2542610°

Elevation: 29 m/51 ft

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History

Name Changes

Atkinson Field 194? – 1969
Timehri IAP 1969 – 19??
Cheddi Jagan IAP 19?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The airfield was built by the United States during World War Two as Atkinson Field and renamed Timehri IAP on 1.5.1969. Today the airport is called Cheddi Jagan IAP with Timehri as an alternate name. All aircraft of the GDF are based here.

Key Dates

date 1    Work starts on constructing airfield
date 2    Formal opening of the airfield
date 3    First aircraft arrives

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
06/24 2270 7448 45 148 Paved
11/29 1525 5002 45 148 Paved

Residents

The following organisations are, or were, permanently based at this location:

Based Military Units

Unit Operator Arrived Departed Activity
Air Wing GDF 19?? Current Various

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

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More Information

Books

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Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

Official Airport Website

wikipedia: Cheddi Jagan International Airport

Pilot Information

Disclaimer: Information is provided on this page for historical purposes only, and not for aerial navigation.
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