What is the name of the airport on the island of Tenerife?
For other crashes, see Tenerife North Airport and Tenerife South Airport. / 28.48165; -16.3384 On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747 passenger jets, operating KLM Flight 4805 and Pan Am Flight 1736, collided on the runway at Los Rodeos Airport (now Tenerife North Airport) on the Spanish island of Tenerife.
Where is Tenerife?
Located in the Atlantic Ocean off northwest Africa, Tenerife is the largest of Spain’s eight Canary Islands. Both the Pan Am and KLM 747s should never have been in Tenerife.
What was the Tenerife airport disaster?
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Tenerife airport disaster. ” A-102/1977 y A-103/1977 Accidente Ocurrido el 27 de Marzo de 1977 a las Aeronaves Boeing 747, Matrícula PH-BUF de K.L.M. y Aeronave Boeing 747, matrícula N736PA de PANAM en el Aeropuerto de los Rodeos, Tenerife (Islas Canarias) .”
How many passengers survived the Tenerife plane disaster?
Somewhat remarkable was that 61 passengers, including the flight deck, managed to survive from the Pan Am jumbo. Five hundred and eighty-three passengers including the crew of the KLM jumbo were not so lucky, making what happened on Tenerife, the worst airline disaster in history.
How to get from Tenerife North Airport?
To travel to and from Tenerife North Airport, you may use bus lines 102, 107, 108 and 343 of the interurban transport company in Tenerife (Titsa). There are trips approximately every 30 minutes, and the departures from the airport occur on the Arrivals floor. Line 102 connects the airport to the capital (Santa Cruz) and the north of the island.
Which Tenerife airport is closest to Playa de las Americas?
Tenerife South airport is closest to Playa De Las Americas at a distance of just 10 miles (16.5km). If travelling from South airport to Playa de Las America by bus you can expect a journey time of 40 minutes, or by taxi, a journey time of just 20 minutes.
Why choose Playa del Duque Tenerife?
Playa del Duque is a newly built resort on the Costa Adeje and it is a well maintained, with easy access to all surrounding areas. It has a quieter and more reserved atmosphere than other resorts in Tenerife and is also very good for water sports. You can easily get into Playa de las Americas by buswhen you want to sample the local nightlife.