• The first flight into Jamaica did not take place at an airport?
  • Consolidated Commodore flying boat landed in Kingston Harbour on December 3, 1930. And
  • FYI it brought cargo not passengers.
  • In 1948 our Airports began operation in Jamaica. Our airports are extremely safe.
  • In 1962 The Norman Manley International Airport was featured in the first James Bond film “Dr. No”.
  • The Norman Manley International Airport was first named the Palisadoes Airport.
  • Sangster's International Airport accounts for far more travelers than the Norman Manley International Airport
  • Of the approximately 1.7 million annual visitors to Jamaica, 72% use Sangster's International Airport as their primary airport.
  • Peak arriving and departing capacity is 4,200 passengers per hour.
  • Each airport’s approach and exit actually starts in the sea.