Alway amazing - Princess Juliana International Airport ( St. Maarten) - 18 Pics+video

Thursday, July 15, 2010 |
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Built in 1942, initially as a US military airstrip during World War II, Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA was transformed into a civil airport in 1943. The first civil flight was carried out by Royal Dutch Airline KLM with the "Kolibrie" on December, 3 1943.

In 1964, the Airport was remodeled and relocated. A new terminal building and an operational Control Tower were constructed; the runway angle was changed to a heading of 090/270 degrees with a length of 1400 meters.
















A-340 Air France landing at St Maarten...Cockpit view...










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