Here is a Spirit Airlines flight to Haiti. Look at this picture as passengers at the Haiti Airport are getting are ready to board spirit airlines flight from Haiti to Ft Lauderdale Florida.
Yes In Haiti you can actually walk to the plane on the tarmac.
Did you know?
There is no official definition for "tarmac" in aviation although everyone is using that term.
There are 3 names for the surface a plane is on at the airport.
The place where a plane lands and takes off is called the Runway.
The part of the airport where the plane taxis to and from the runway is called the Taxiway.
The area where all the plane are parked to be boarded is called the Apron.
Here is a photo of The Spirit Airlines Gate at the Haiti International 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).