Haiti Airport (2008)
See photos of the Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince Haiti back in 2008. This is the main international airport if you are flying to Haiti
Here is a photo of Haitian airlines passengers walking to board an American airline flight at the Haiti International Airport in Port-au-Prince.
Did you know?
Haitians used to call American Airlines 'zwazo an fè a' (the metal bird) back in the days when American was the only flight coming and going to New York. Some still do.
This picture was taken in 2008.
Toussaint Louverture International Airport is an international airport located in Tabarre, near Port-au-Prince in Haiti. The airport is currently the busiest in Haiti.
The airport opened as Francois Duvalier International Airport in 1965, named after then Haitian president Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
After the fall of the Duvalier regime, in 1986, The airport was renamed Port-au-Prince International Airport.
In 2003, President Jean Bertrand Aristide renamed the airport again as Toussaint Louverture International Airport, in honor of Toussaint Louverture, the Haitian revolutionary Leader.
Here is a photo of a new airplane boarding gate being built Port Au Prince Haiti Airport. The airport in Haiti opened in 1965 as Francois Duvalier International Airport, then in 1986 it was renamed Port-au-Prince International Airport, it was also known as Aeroport Mais Gate.
In 2003 the Haitian airport's name was changed to Toussaint Louverture International airport (IATA: PAP, ICAO: MTPP).