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Cayo Perico Airstrip, simply referred to as the Airstrip in-game, is an airfield in Cayo Perico, Colombia, which appears as an infiltration and escape point for The Cayo Perico Heist in Grand Theft Auto Online.


The airstrip consists of one large runway and a hangar large enough for one plane, used by Juan Strickler's employees for drug shipment distribution. Additional structures include three small buildings and a storage, a small control tower, a power station and a solar farm. Directly in front of its main entrance, near the buildings, is the "Bienvenidos a Cayo Perico/Gracias por Visitar Cayo Perico" welcome sign.

A broken obelisk can be found in the north, which is a broken version of the Obelisk from Red Dead Redemption 2. This is one of the three locations where this broken obelisk can be found in the island.

Events of Grand Theft Auto Online

The Cayo Perico Heist

This is where the GTA Online Protagonist meets Juan Strickler for the first time, while posing as Keinemusik's tour manager.

The airstrip can also be used to travel back to Los Santos after scoping Cayo Perico during Heist Prep: Gather Intel.

Control Tower

Aha, yes, yes, yes. This tower provides main coordinates of air defenses. You disable this when you are here for main operation, and we have some... interesting options. Maybe we can bring in reinforcements. I have some contacts who would be interested, I think!
Pavel to the GTA Online Protagonist

The Control Tower of the airstrip plays a role in The Cayo Perico Heist finale – it can be used to disable the island's air defenses via VOLTlab hacking, allowing players to call in any hired support crew members or use the airstrip to escape during the heist. It is marked down for all subsequent heists after completing the first playthrough. The player must have bolt cutters or a cutting torch to open the gate to get access to the tower's signal box.

Five of the support crew members require the player to disable the island's air defenses during the heist for them to be available for use via the Interaction Menu.

Points of Interest

Bolt Cutters
Ref Number Location Description Image Map
1 Right next to the Cayo Perico Airstrip.
2 On a toolbox in front of a house at the airstrip.
3 On a workbench at the side of a building.
4 On the ground next to the small photovoltaic power station.
Grappling Equipment
Ref Number Location Description Image Map
1 On a sandblock next to a red container at the end of the runway.
2 Next to some tools south of the power station.
3 Between a wooden crate and a cliff, east of the previous location.
Guard Clothing
Ref Number Location Description Image Map
1 At the runway.
2 On a long balcony of a building at the airfield.
Supply Truck
Ref Number Location Description Image Map
1 Parked next to the buildings at the runway.


Mission Appearances

Grand Theft Auto Online

The Cayo Perico Heist




"Say Sorry, Be Nice"

  • Near the welcome sign, there is a graffiti on a sewer pipe that says "Say Sorry, Be Nice". This is a recurring easter egg from Midnight Club: Street Racing, where the same phrase appears on a billboard in Times Square, which also includes a picture of Sam Houser.