Flamingo International Airport Offers Refuge to Aircraft During Hurricane Irma

Due to the passage of category 5 Hurricane “Irma” over the Windward Islands, Flamingo International Airport N.V. is supporting airlines and offering refuge to aircraft from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A total of 16 aircraft of various types such as “SAAB 340”, “Twinotter” and “Short 330” will be parked on the aprons of our airport and also two seaplanes type “Twinotter” from Seaborne will be landing ion the waters of Kralendijk Bay and will be stationed at the WEB buoy.

Bonaire International Airport N.V. (BIA) is happy to give our support to our neighboring islands who are experiencing very difficult times.