Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals

Guyana tourism hub potential is at Ogle not Cheddi Jagan airport, study reveals

Published on May 11, 2017 – Caribbean News Now

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Ogle airport

By Ray Chickrie – Caribbean News Now contributor

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — With a Category II rating of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), Guyana will not be able to start and operate its own airline until all the deficiencies are corrected. However, this is not a major constraint holding back the development of tourism and attracting more visitors to Guyana.

A 2016 study titled, “Guyana Airlift Capacity,” by a Guyanese aviation expert, who wants to remain anonymous, concluded that “the hub potential is at Ogle and not at Cheddi Jagan International Airport.”

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  • Deen  On May 16, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    Good article Ray Chickrie. Now that Guyana is set to become a dynamic economic destination based on it oil and gas resources, it’s important that airports and other transportation infrastructure be improved both for business and tourism.

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