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North Caicos Airport

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Name North Caicos Airport
Region South America and Caribbean
Territory Turks and Caicos Islands TC.gif
Location North Caicos, Turks and Caicos
Serving Whitby
Elevation 3.048 m <br />10 ft3.048 m <br />
Coordinates 21° 55' 1.50" N, 71° 56' 23.85" W
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
8/26 1294 m4,245.407 ft <br /> 23 m75.459 ft <br /> ASP /

Tag(s) Tropical Revolving Storm

North Caicos Airport is an airport serving North Caicos.


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.



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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of MBNC

  • BE20, vicinity North Caicos British West Indies, 2007 (On 6 February 2007, a Beech King Air 200 on a scheduled passenger flight crashed into water soon after making a dark night VMC take off and initial climb from North Caicos. The Investigation noted that the regulatory requirement for a crew of two pilots had been ignored and that the pilot had probably consumed alcohol within the permitted limits prior to the take off. It was concluded that he had probably lost spatial awareness and been in the process of attempting recovery to the originally intended flight path when impact occurred.)