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Winiwe Destination Guide

Explore Winiwe in French Guiana

Winiwe in the region of French Guiana (general) is a place in French Guiana - some 142 mi or ( 228 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Winiwe

Time in Winiwe is now 08:08 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wilfried, Wakapou, Theophane, Maripa-Village, and Grand Carbet. Since you are here already, consider visiting Wilfried . Where to go and what to see in Winiwe ? 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 2008 in Suriname, Accidents and incidents involving the Antonov An-28, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in Suriname

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname

Maripasoula Airport

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.66 -54.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Airports in French Guiana

Benzdorp

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 3.68 -54.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Sipaliwini District

Lawa Tabiki Airstrip

Lawa Tabiki Airstrip, near Lawa Tabiki, Suriname.

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Located at 3.68 -54.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Airports in Suriname, Sipaliwini District