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Grand Turk/JAGS McCartney International Airport
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|ICAO: MBGT – IATA: GDT|
|Name||Grand Turk/JAGS McCartney International Airport|
|Region||South America and Caribbean|
|Territory||Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Location||Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos Islands|
|Elevation||3.962 m <br />13 ft3.962 m <br />|
|Coordinates||21° 26' 40.00" N, 71° 8' 32.00" W|
|Date/Time||19 April 2021 22:00:00|
|Wind speed||20 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||n/a|
|Tag(s)||Tropical Revolving Storm|
JAGS McCartney International Airport (IATA: GDT), also known as Grand Turk International Airport, is an airport located one mile south of Cockburn Town on Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos Islands, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. The airport named for James Alexander George Smith McCartney, the island territory's first Chief Minister. It is the second largest airport in the Turks & Caicos, after Providenciales International Airport.
Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw) - monthly mean temperature above 18°C64.4 °F <br />291.15 K <br />524.07 °R <br /> in every month of the year and a pronounced dry season.
The dry season is in Feb/Mar. The Hurricane season lasts from May to December with the rainy season extending into January.
Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of MBGT
None on SKYbrary