La Florida Airport (Chile)
|La Florida Airport|
|IATA: LSC – ICAO: SCSE
|Location||La Serena, Chile|
|Elevation AMSL||481 ft / 147 m|
La Florida Airport (IATA: LSC, ICAO: SCSE) is an airport in La Serena, Chile. This is one of two Chilean airports with an east–west runway (the other is Balmaceda); because of the shape of the country, all others run north–south.
Airlines and destinations
|LAN Express||Antofagasta, Calama, Copiapó, Santiago de Chile|
|Sky Airline||Antofagasta, Santiago de Chile|
On January 19, 1951, captain Roberto Parragué Singer on his plane "Manu-Tara" took off from La Florida Airport and landed on Hanga Roa, Easter Island the next day, achieving the first flight ever to Easter Island.
On December 9, 1982, Aeronor Flight 304 crashed short of the runway, killing all 46 passengers and crew.
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