Airports in Airports in Sao Tomé & Principe
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|Town||Airport name||ICAO||IATA||Usage||Customs||Runway||IFR||Rwy length|
|Sao Tomé||Sao Tomé Intl||FPST||TMS||Civ.||Yes||Paved||Yes||7000 ft|
Explanations on technical data
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a 4-letter airport location indicator. The field above is left blank if no ICAO location indicator is available for the selected airport.
International Air Transport Association (IATA), a 3-letter identifier for the relevant airport. The field above is left blank if no IATA code is available for the selected airport.
Airports are classified in three categories: civil airports open for public use, military airports and private airports not open to the public. Airports that are joint use, both civil and military, are shown as civil airports.
|Civ.||Civil airport, open for public use (including joint use).|
|Mil.||Military airport, not open for public use.|
|Priv.||Private airport, not open for public use.|
|Yes||Customs service available during airport operating hours.|
|No||Customs service not available.|
|O/R||Airport has customs service, prior notification is required.|
|Pto.||Airport has part-time customs service available, not necessarily identical to the airport hours.|
|ADCUS||An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used.|
|ADCUS O/R||An airport within the USA for which the FAA 'ADCUS' method of prior notification may be used but where restrictions apply.|
|Identification of the surface of the longest runway available:|
|Paved||Paved (hard surface) runway|
|Unpaved||Unpaved (soft surface) runway (Only lighter aircraft)|
|Water||Water (for float planes)|
|This field indicates if the airport has any officially published instrument approach procedure.|
|Yes||Instrument approach procedure is published.|
|No||Instrument approach procedure is not published. (Airport not suitable for traffic during bad weather or darkness.)|
|Shows the length in feet of the longest runway available at the selected airport, rounded down to the next full hundred feet. If the airport has both hard (paved) and soft (unpaved) runways, the length of the longest hard surface runway is shown. If the longest runway is both, hard and soft surface, the length of the hard surface portion is shown.|
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