Sao Tome & Principe

Country Profile

Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
(República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
12 July 1975
Capital City:
Sao Tome
Total Area Ranking:
184 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
188 of 242 in the World

The Country


Details to be added.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Sao Tome & Principe History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Sao Tome & Principe
wikipedia: Sao Tome & Principe
wikipedia: History of Sao Tome & Principe


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Sao Tome & Principe.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

In the Portuguese colonial period, civil aircraft based in Sao Tome & Principe used the registration sequence CR-SAA to CR-SZZ, 1929-1975. After independence the sequence S9-xxx was adopted.

All-time Sao Tome Principe – civil aircraft register (CR-Saa S9-aaa).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Defence Aviation (Armed Forces of São Tomé e Príncipe) – no aviation unit

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation – VIP transport is provided by chartered commercial operators

Public Service Aviation

Medical Aviation – no EMS/rescue helicopter service
Police Aviation (São Tomé e Príncipe Police) – no aviation unit

Commercial Aviation

Air Sao Tome & Principe

wikipedia: Airlines of Sao Tome & Principe
The World’s Airlines: Sao Tome & Principe

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Sao Tome & Principe

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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