Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport

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Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport
IATA: PIUICAO: SPUR
PIU is located in Peru
PIU
PIU
Location of airport in Peru
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator ADP
Location Piura
Elevation AMSL 174 ft / 53 m
Coordinates 5°12′0″S 80°37′0″W / 5.20000°S 80.61667°W / -5.20000; -80.61667Coordinates: 5°12′0″S 80°37′0″W / 5.20000°S 80.61667°W / -5.20000; -80.61667
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8.202 2.500 Asphalt

Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (IATA: PIUICAO: SPUR) is an airport serving Piura, Peru. It is run by ADP a private operator that manages various airports in northem Peru. It is the main airport of the Piura Region, the second most populous one of the country. It is currently served by LAN Perú, Peruvian Airlines, TACA Perú and SAEREO; and is located 2 km from Piura's main square and 130 km from the famous Máncora resort.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Avianca Lima
LAN Perú Lima
Peruvian Airlines Lima

Incidents and accidents[edit]

  • On March 28, 1998 a Peruvian Air Force Antonov 32 carrying the dual civil/military registration OB-1389/FAP-388 and inbound from Tumbes evacuating 50 people stranded by El Niño-driven floods had an engine failure while approaching Piura. As the aircraft was overloaded, the pilot couldn't keep height and the plane struck three houses of a nearby shantytown and crashed into a canal. While the crew of five survived, 21 passengers died plus one person on the ground.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://aviation-safety.net/photos/displayphoto.php?id=19980328-0&vnr=1&kind=C
  2. ^ Gambians emergency landing, BBC News, 22 Sept 2005