Aguadilla


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Aguadilla

(ä'gwädē`yä, ä'wä–), town (1990 pop. 59,335), NW Puerto Rico, a port on Mona Passage. It is a commerical and manufacturing center with varied products; other industries include fishing and tourism. Inter-American Univ. has a campus there. Columbus reputedly landed at the site of Aguadilla in 1493.
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In August 2012, a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) was expanded to Aguadilla Airport, which is located in the northwestern city of Aguadilla.
JetBlue, which claims to be the largest carrier in Puerto Rico in terms of capacity, says that this summer it will operate 27 daily departures from San Juan and 34 daily departures from Puerto Rico, including Aguadilla and Ponce.
130th Engineer Battalion, Puerto Rico National Guard Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
JetBlue Airways will add a second daily nonstop flight to/from Aguadilla beginning May 1.
This baritone master was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and raised in New York City.
In addition to its San Juan location, Avis has offices around the island in the Aguadilla, Ponce and Mayaguez airports.
Carnival Flight 131, a Boeing 727-200 bound for Aguadilla with 172 passengers and seven crew members on board, had been aloft for only a few minutes when the note was discovered inside a magazine.
and Western Puerto Rico (including Aguadilla, Isabela, Cabo Rojo, Mayaguez).
Puerto Rico is home to nearly 500 JetBlue crewmembers who support the airlines operations in its focus city of San Juan, as well as in Aguadilla and Ponce.
Companies exporting goods from Puerto Rico had been limited to using passenger aircraft out of San Juan or cargo trucks out of Aguadilla, 80 miles away.
The new company, Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico, will be based at Rafael Hernandez International Airport in Aguadilla, a former US Air Force Base located on the northwest of the island.
Mojica, 69, of Isabela, Puerto Rico, formerly of Worcester, died Monday April 4, 2011 in Buen Samaritano Hospital, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.