Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport

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Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Juana Azurduy de Padilla
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IATA: SREICAO: SLSU
SRE is located in Bolivia
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Location of airport in Bolivia
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator AASANA
Serves Sucre
Location Sucre
Elevation AMSL 9,527 ft / 2,904 m
Coordinates 19°00′25″S 65°17′19″W / 19.00694°S 65.28861°W / -19.00694; -65.28861Coordinates: 19°00′25″S 65°17′19″W / 19.00694°S 65.28861°W / -19.00694; -65.28861
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 9,300 2,835 Concrete

Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport (IATA: SREICAO: SLSU) is an airport that serves Sucre, Bolivia, the nation's constitutional capital city.

The only runway at Juana Azurduy de Padilla is 9400 feet in length, and is at an altitude of 9,528 feet (2,904 m). Because of this high altitude, many people who arrive at Sucre via rapid air travel get altitude sickness. The altitude also causes the airport to be excessively cloudy at times, making approach difficult.

As with many in Latin America, Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport is not open 24 hours a day. It is only open from sunrise to sunset.

Though Sucre is Bolivia's constitutional (de jure) capital city, Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport is not the largest airport in the country. The largest airport is Viru Viru in Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

The airport is named for Juana Azurduy de Padilla, who fought for independence against Spain.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerocon Santa Cruz-El Trompillo
Amaszonas La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra
EcoJet Cochabamba, Guayaramerín, Riberalta, La Paz, Santa Cruz[1]
Boliviana de Aviación Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz
TAM Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija, Uyuni Yacuiba

References[edit]

  1. ^ October 2014, Timetable, (spanish) http://www.ecojet.bo/reservas-y-servicios

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