Matecaña International Airport

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Matecaña International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Matecaña
PEI is located in Colombia
Location of airport in Colombia
Airport type Public
Owner Aerocivil
Location Pereira, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 4.416 ft / 1.346 m
Coordinates 04°48′45″N 75°44′22″W / 4.81250°N 75.73944°W / 4.81250; -75.73944
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2.020 6.627 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Aircraft operations 19.048
Passengers 646.152
Cargo tonnage 1.957

Matecaña International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Matecaña) (IATA: PEIICAO: SKPE) is an airport located in the city of Pereira, Colombia. It connects the Risaralda department of Colombia. It also serves the cities of Armenia, Cartago, and Manizales in emergency situations.

The airport was built in 1945, and the runway was expanded to its current length between 1966 and 1968. It has one cargo ramp built in 1978. The terminal consists of a departures and an arrivals level, with two jetways attached to it. The city of Pereira owns and manages the terminal building, while the operations are in charge of Aerocivil. On average, there are 25 daily commercial operations.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
ADA Medellín-Olaya Herrera
Aexpa Cali, Condoto, Quibdó
Avianca Bogotá, Cartagena (begins July 15, 2014), New York-JFK (resumes July 15, 2014)
Copa Airlines Panama City
Easyfly Medellín-Olaya Herrera
LAN Colombia Bogotá, Medellín-Olaya Herrera
Viva Colombia Bogotá, Cartagena, Santa Marta

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