Marco Fidel Suárez Air Base

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Marco Fidel Suárez Air Base
Base Aérea Marco Fidel Suárez
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IATA: noneICAO: SKGB
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Colombian Air Force
Location Cali, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 965 m / 3,165 ft
Coordinates 03°27′32″N 076°29′47″W / 3.45889°N 76.49639°W / 3.45889; -76.49639
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,900 6,233 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Marco Fidel Suárez Air Base (Spanish: Base Aérea Marco Fidel Suárez) (ICAO: SKGB) is a Colombian military base assigned to the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana or FAC) Military Aviation School (Escuela Militar de Aviación or EMAVI). The base is located in Cali (also known as Santiago de Cali), a city in the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia.[3] It is named for Marco Fidel Suárez, a former president of Colombia.[4]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 3,165 feet (965 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,233 by 98 feet (1,900 m × 30 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for SKGB from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for SKGB at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ (Spanish) EMAVI - Santiago de Cali (Valle) - Escuela Militar de Aviación
  4. ^ (Spanish) Marco Fidel Suárez