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:
|Airport||L.F. Wade International Airport|
|Owner||Government of Bermuda|
|Operator||Bermuda Skyport Corporation Limited|
|Built In (Year)||2013|
|L.F. Wade Airport Code||BDA|
|L.F. Wade Airport Terminals||One Passenger Terminal|
|BDA Airport Runway||1|
|BDA Airport Coordinates||32°21′51″N 064°40′43″W|
|L.F. Wade Airport Address||2 Kindley Field Rd, St.George’s, Bermuda|
|Elevation||18 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.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||BDA|
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:
|Name||Length (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:
- Atlantic City International Airport – 1219 km
- John F. Kennedy International Airport – 1257 km
- Boston Logan International Airport – 1261 km
- LaGuardia Airport – 1273 km
- Newark Liberty International Airport – 1286 km
- Philadelphia International Airport – 1297 km
- Bradley International Airport – 1303 km
- San Salvador Airport – 1307 km
- Richmond International Airport – 1318 km
Airlines Operating from L.F. Wade Airport
The following airlines operate from L.F. Wade International Airport:
- Air Canada Rouge
- American Airlines
- Azores Airlines
- British Airways
- Delta Air Lines
- United Airlines