Delve into Maripa-Village in French Guiana
Maripa-Village in the region of French Guiana (general) is located in French Guiana - some 149 mi or ( 239 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital .
Local time in Maripa-Village is now 11:43 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Winiwe, Theophane, Sonnelle, Entoucas, and Cayenne. While being here, you might want to check out Winiwe . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Maripa-Village ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
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.
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip, near Lawa Tabiki, Suriname.
Located at 3.68 -54.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Benzdorp is a town in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname. On April 3, 2008, an airplane operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at Lawa Antino Airport near Benzdorp.
Located at 3.68 -54.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
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