Address & Contact

Contact Information:

Telefonnummer: +597 401 348

Street address:
Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport
Luchthavenlaan 1

GPS Coordinates:
Longitude: -55,188°
Latitude: 5,453°


Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport is a small airport in Suriname, serving the region of Zandery, Paramaribo, Zanderij. The longest runway is 11.417 feet or 3.480 meters long.

Local name: Zanderij Intl
Airport size: medium airport
Serving area: Zandery, Paramaribo, Zanderij
Longest runway: 11417 (ft)


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About the airport

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (IATA code: PBM, ICAO code: SMJP) is the main international gateway to Suriname, a beautiful country located on the northeastern coast of South America. Situated approximately 45 kilometers south of the capital city, Paramaribo, this modern airport serves as a crucial hub for both domestic and international flights.

Pengel Airport offers a range of amenities and services to ensure a comfortable travel experience. Passengers can enjoy duty-free shopping, restaurants, and cafes, as well as currency exchange facilities and ATMs. The airport also provides free Wi-Fi access throughout the terminal.

With a single runway and a capacity to handle large aircraft, Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport serves as a vital link between Suriname and various international destinations. Airlines such as KLM, Surinam Airways, and Caribbean Airlines operate regular flights to and from major cities like Amsterdam, Miami, and Port of Spain.

Transportation options from the airport to Paramaribo include taxis, car rentals, and hotel shuttles. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes, allowing travelers to easily access the city's attractions, including historic sites, vibrant markets, and the picturesque waterfront.

Overall, Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport provides a convenient and efficient gateway for travelers visiting Suriname, ensuring a smooth start to their journey in this captivating South American nation.

Videos from the area of the airport

vliegveld suriname Zanderij 2011

Published: February 20, 2014
Length: 31:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: jitzzzzz

vliegveld suriname Zanderij 2011 vertrek vanuit Zanderij richting Nederland.

SURINAME - SUngguh RINdu Aku MElayani-Nya

Published: September 16, 2014
Length: 44:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Titus Candra

My first step in Suriname.... Zanderij International Airport, January 23th, 2014.

SLM Boeing 737 takeoff from SMJP 29

Published: August 07, 2013
Length: 37:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FlexyDemon

Surinam Airways Boeing 737 taking off from SMJP runway 29.

Boeing 767 Cargo takeoff from SMJP

Published: August 07, 2013
Length: 51:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FlexyDemon

BX Air Boeing 767-232 Cargo taking of from SMJP.

Antonov An-124 at SMJP

Published: November 09, 2013
Length: 40:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FlexyDemon

We flew over to SMJP to see a visiting Antonov An-124. A really impressive machine to see up close! On returning to SMZO, a gusty landing with a nice long stall warning before touchdown. Thanks...

Surinam Airways| PapaZulu 737's - [FS9]

Published: May 26, 2013
Length: 52:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Akash Niddha

Surinam Airways Currently Operates 1X Airbus A340-311 & 3X 737-300's. 3rd B737-300 PZ-TCQ arrived on 31-05-2013: watch the official video Here : ...

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