Airport : Johan Adolf Pengel International (Zanderij International)
Longest: 11417×148ft (3480×45m)
Suriname, officially the Republic of Suriname, is a country in northern South America. In native language it is called Sranang. It was formely know as Nederlands Guyana, Netherlands Guiana or Dutch Guiana. It lies in between French Guyana to the east and Guyana to the west. The southern border is shared with Brazil and the northern border is the Atlantic coast. The country is the smallest sovereign state in terms of area and population in South America.
The Johan Adolf Pengel airport is Suriname's only international airport. It is located about 50km south of Paramaribo. Formerly it was called Zanderij but at the end of the eighties it was renamed in honor of Suriname's most famous politician, Mr. Johan Adolf Pengel. Mr. Pengel was Suriname's prime-minister from 1963 until 1969. The J. A. Pengel Airport is used only for international flights. The airport at Zorg en Hoop in Paramaribo is the primary airport for all domestic flights. An important expansion of the J. A. Pengel Airport was made by American soldiers stationed in Suriname during the Second World War.
Cargo Handler: Surinam Airways Cargo services
Johan Adolf Pengel Int'l Airport
Phone: +597 325 181 ext. 260
Fax : +597 325 209