Up Park Camp

Airfield Profile
 

Key Facts

Name: Up Park Camp
Alternate Name:   n/a
Location: Kingston
Region:
ICAO Code: -
IATA Code: n/a
Usage: Main Base
Category: Military Airport
Start: ?
End: current

Ownership

Operator: Jamaican Defence Force.

Location

Address: Not known.

Nearest Town/City: to be added.

  Latitude Longitude
Deg. Min. Sec. S 25° 14′ 23.00″ W 057° 31′ 09.00″
Decimal N 17.98834794590218° E -76.77561521530151°

Elevation: 3 m/10 ft

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History

Name Changes

?? – Present

Narrative Summary

The JDF Air Wing was established in January 1963 and its location in Up Park Camp required the establishing of an airstrip on part of the Polo Grounds. Today Up Park Camp occupies a total of 90 hectares of land and houses all units of the JDF except the JDF Coast Guard and the fixed wing aircraft

Key Dates

??    Formal opening of the base

Runways

Direction Length Width Surface
Metres (m) Feet (ft) Metres (m) Feet (ft)
??/?? 366 1201 ? ? Grass

Residents

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

Based Military Units

Jamaican Defence Force

Based Civilian Operators

To be added.

Photo Gallery

To be added.

More Information

Books

None known

Magazines

Feature articles to be added.

Websites

http://wikimapia.org/18906197/es/Base-A%C3%A9rea-%C3%91U-GUAZU

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