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|Date of Independence:|
|19 September 1983|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|211 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|212 of 242 in the World|
Saint Kitts and Nevis is an island nation in eastern region of the Caribbean Sea. Its nearest neighbours are St Barthelemy, St Martin and Anguilla to the north, Antigua and Barbuda to the east, and Montserrat to the south. Saint Kitts and Nevis consists of two main islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis, of which the largest is Saint Kitts (also known as Saint Christopher). The two islands are only 3 km (2 miles) apart.
The islands of Saint Kitts and Nevis are volcanic in origin with high central peaks covered in tropical rain forest. Numerous rivers descend from the mountains. The soil is very fertile.
Saint Kitts and Nevis has a total land area of 261 sq km (104 sq miles) and had a population of 51,300 in 2005. The main ethnic groups are Black 90.4%, Mulatto 5%, East Indian 5%, White 1% and others 0.6%. The capital city, Basseterre is on the island of Saint Kitts.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in St Kitts and Nevis.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
St Kitts and Nevis civil aircraft use the registration sequence V4-AAA to V4-ZZZ. Prior to independence the sequence VP-LKA to VP-LLZ was used, 1929-1983.
All-time Saint Kitts and Nevis – civil aircraft register (VP-LKa VP-LLa V4-aaa).
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Military Air Arms
Defence Aviation (Saint Kitts and Nevis Defence Force) – no aviation unit
Defence Aviation (Regional Security System)
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation – VIP transport is provided by chartered commercial operators
Coast Guard Aviation (St Kitts and Nevis Coast Guard) – no aviation unit
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – no helicopter rescue service
Police Aviation (Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police) – no aviation unit
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Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – not applicable
None at present
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