Aruba (AUA)

Airport : Reina Beatrix International Airport

Latitude: 12.30'05"N

Longitude: 70.00'55"W

Runways: 1

Longest: 9000×±48ft (2743×´5m)

Aruba is a 32 km-long island of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, 27 km north of the Paraguana Peninsula, Falcon State, Venezuela. It is in the Realm of Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of a European part (The Netherlands) and a Caribbean-American part ( Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles). Unlike much of the Caribbean-American region, Aruba has a dry climate and an arid, cactus-strewn landscape. This climate has helped tourism as visitors to the island can reliably expect warm sunny weather. It has a land area of 193 square kilometers and lies outside of the hurricane belt.

The capital of Aruba is Oranjestad

The official name of the airport is Reina Beatrix International, which is dedicated to the Queen of the Netherlands. Aruba belongs to Cat 1 according to FAA rules. The name of the tower is also "Beatrix". Aruba has only one runway (11/29). The runway length is about 9000 feet and is equipped with an ILS-DME approach and a VOR-DME approach which is available from the Beatrix (BEA) VOR. Aruba has a small control zone, which is 25 nautical miles in radius from the Aerodrome Reference Point and goes from surface up to Flight Level 65, the rest is from Curacao Control who provides Area Control Service. The Control zone classification is D. Aruba also have a very small traffic zone, that is from surface up to 2000 feet and 3 nautical miles in radius from the Aerodrome Reference Point. That small airspace is B. All Air Traffic Services are given according to the ICAO Regulations.

Cargo Handler

Swissport Cargo Services N.V.
Reina Beatrix International Airport
Cargo Building "A"
Aruba, Dutch Caribbean
Phone: +297 582 2470
Fax : +297 583 0622

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