L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)

L.F. Wade International Airport

L.F. Wade International Airport, also known as L.F. Wade Airport, is an international airport serving Río Hato, a town in the Coclé Province of Panama. The airport is located 3 kilometers (2 mi) east of Río Hato and 90 kilometers (56 mi) from the capital city of Panama City.

The airport was originally built as a United States Air Force base during World War II. After the war, it was used as an auxiliary airstrip until the 1990s, when it was transferred to Panamanian control. In 2013, the airport was reopened under the name L.F. Wade International Airport, in honor of Scarlett Martínez, a Panamanian aviation pioneer.

The airport is expected to play an important role in the development of tourism in the Coclé Province. The province is home to a number of popular tourist destinations, including the beaches of Río Hato, the town of El Valle de Antón, and the Coiba National Park.

General Information about L.F. Wade Airport

The following table is an overview of BDA Airport indicated below:

AirportL.F. Wade International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerGovernment of Bermuda
OperatorBermuda Skyport Corporation Limited
Built In (Year)2013
ServesHamilton, Bermuda
L.F. Wade Airport CodeBDA
Hub forBermudAir
L.F. Wade Airport TerminalsOne Passenger Terminal
BDA Airport Runway1
BDA Airport Coordinates32°21′51″N 064°40′43″W
Contact Number441-293-2470
L.F. Wade Airport Address2 Kindley Field Rd, St.George’s, Bermuda
Website Addressbermudaairport.com
Elevation18 ft / 5 m

L.F. Wade Airport Code

L.F. Wade International Airport code is BDA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport L.F. Wade.


L.F. Wade Airport Map

The L.F. Wade International Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

L.F. Wade International Airport Runway

L.F. Wade Airport Runway features a single state-of-the-art runway: 

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

L.F. Wade International Airport Terminal

There is only one terminal at L.F. Wade Airport. The terminal is a modern facility that can handle both domestic and international flights. It features a variety of amenities, including check-in counters, baggage claim facilities, security checkpoints, and food and beverage options.

Nearest Airports to L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)

Some of the closest airports to BDA Airport are:

Airlines Operating from L.F. Wade Airport

The following airlines operate from L.F. Wade International Airport:

  • Air Canada Rouge
  • American Airlines
  • Azores Airlines
  • BermudAir
  • British Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • JetBlue
  • United Airlines

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