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|Date of Independence:|
|07 February 1974|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|206 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|195 of 242 in the World|
Grenada is an island nation in the southeastern region of the Caribbean Sea. Its nearest neighbours are Trinidad and Tobago to the south east, Venezeuela to the south, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the north and Barbados to the north east. Grenada consists of the island of Grenada and 6 smaller islands, at the southern end of the Grenadines island chain.
The islands of Grenada are volcanic in origin, with very rich soil. The interior of the main island is very mountainous, with Mount St Catherine reaching 840 m (2,756 ft). There are several rivers flowing from the mountains.
Grenada has a total land area of 344 sq km (133 sq miles) and had a population of 109,600 in 2012. The main ethnic groups are Black 82%, Mixed race 13% and European/Indo-Grenadian 5%. The capital city, St George’s is on the main island of Grenada.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Grenada.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Grenada civil aircraft use the registration sequence J3-AAA to J3-ZZZ. Prior to independence the sequence VQ-Gxx was used, 1929-1974.
Military Air Arms
No national armed forces – the army was disbanded in 1983
No aircraft were operated by the Grenadian military prior to the 1983 invasion
Defence Aviation (Regional Security System)
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation – VIP transport is provided by chartered commercial operators
Coast Guard Aviation (Grenadian Coast Guard) – no aviation unit
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – no helicopter rescue service
Police (Royal Grenada Police Force) – no aviation unit
To be added
None at present.
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – not applicable
None at present
To be added
To be added.