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Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (IATA: RRG, ICAO: FIMR) is an airport located near Plaine Corail on Rodrigues, an island dependency of Mauritius. It is named after Sir Charles Gaëtan Duval (1930–1996), a former deputy Mauritian prime minister, who oversaw much of the development of Rodrigues.[3] Prior to being renamed in 2007, it was known as Plaine Corail Airport.[4] Airport of Rodrigues Ltd (ARL) was incorporated on 8 February 2000 as a public company. In 2006, the airport handled 49,500 passengers. It has a asphalt runway which measures 1,287 by 30 metres (4,222 ft × 98 ft). In addition to Air Mauritius service to Mauritius, Air Austral has started seasonal service to Reunion's Pierrefonds airport.[5] Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations

Air Austral Seasonal: Saint-Pierre de la Réunion

Air Mauritius Mauritius

References[edit]

^ Airport information for FIMR from DAFIF (effective October 2006) ^ Airport information for RRG at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006). ^ "Rodrigues airport becomes Sir Gaetan Duval airport". Le Matinal. 2007.  ^ Leveque, Alain (2007-10-20). "Rodrigues: The Albatross has Landed". Mathaba.net.  ^ "Ouvertures de lignes : les annonces de la semaine!" (in French). Tour Hebdo. 22 May 2015. 

External links[edit] Media related to Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport at Wikimedia Commons

Current weather for FIMR at NOAA/NWS Accident history for RRG at Aviation Safety Network

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