Benito Salas Airport

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Benito Salas Airport
Aeropuerto Benito Salas


NVA is located in Colombia
Location of airport in Colombia
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Neiva, Huila, Colombia
Location Neiva-Colombia
Elevation AMSL 1,464 ft / 446 m
Coordinates 02°57′00″N 075°17′38″W / 2.95000°N 75.29389°W / 2.95000; -75.29389
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1,792 5,880 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Benito Salas Airport (IATA: NVAICAO: SKNV) is an airport that serves the city of Neiva, the capital of the Huila Department in Colombia. It was named after Benito Salas Vargas, a military and social leader during Colombia's (then known as New Granada) independence war (1810–1819). Actually is in a rebuilding process, that includes a new control tower, and a new building with garages. Former known as "La Maguita airport" because it is placed in an old ranch with that name, even today people call it "La Manguita".

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Avianca Bogotá
EasyFly Bogotá
LAN Colombia Bogotá

Accidents and incidents[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for SKNV at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for NVA at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 17 August 2010. 

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