Discover Grand Carbet in French Guiana
Grand Carbet in the region of French Guiana (general) is a town located in French Guiana - some 136 mi or ( 219 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital .
Local time in Grand Carbet is now 05:16 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Winiwe, Sonnelle, Degrad Nicole, Cayenne, and Bicade. When in this area, you might want to check out Winiwe . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Grand Carbet ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
2008 Suriname plane crash
On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash. The crash occurred around 11:00 ART. Initial media reports indicate that the airplane had to abort the landing, as the runway was being used by another Bluewing AN-28 aircraft. The airplane attempted a go-around, but failed to gain height and crashed into a mountain.
Lawa Antino Airstrip
Lawa Antino Airstrip is an airstrip located near Antino on the Lawa border river between Suriname & French Guiana and the gold mining village of Benzdorp in Suriname. On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash.
Maripasoula Airport is an airport located 3.5 km north of Maripasoula, a commune in the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana. It is near the Lawa River, which forms the border between French Guiana and Suriname.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.