Norman Manley International Airport – “The Gateway to the world”.
The Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) is located on a picturesque peninsula twenty minutes from Kingston’s business center. It is bordered by the seventh largest natural harbour of the world and is one of Jamaica’s global gateways. The Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) is the primary airport for business travel to and from Jamaica and for the movement of air cargo.
NMIA AIRPORTS LIMITED is the operator of the Norman Manley International Airport and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ) which was incorporated in 2003. The Airport is operated under a 30-year Concession Agreement with AAJ, and is held to specific performance targets.
The Norman Manley International Airport plays a critical role in the economic development of Jamaica, and is the premier gateway to the nation’s capital, Kingston. The airport caters to over 1.7 million passengers, with an approximate 4% average growth rate and handles over 70 percent (17 million kgs) of the Island’s airfreight. The airport business network is comprised of over 70 companies and government agencies, with over 3,500 persons directly employed at the Airport.