Tingo María Airport

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Tingo María Airport
Aeropuerto de Tingo María
IATA: TGIICAO: SPGM
Summary
Airport type public
Serves Tingo María, Huánuco, Peru
Coordinates 09°17′13″S 076°00′17″W / 9.28694°S 76.00472°W / -9.28694; -76.00472Coordinates: 09°17′13″S 076°00′17″W / 9.28694°S 76.00472°W / -9.28694; -76.00472
Map
TGI is located in Peru
TGI
TGI
Location of the airport in Peru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
2,098 6,883 dirt
Sources: WAD,[1] GCM,[2] STV[3]

Tingo María Airport (IATA: TGIICAO: SPGM) is an airport serving Tingo María, in the Huánuco Region of Peru.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
LC Perú Lima, Huánuco

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On May 20, 1989, a newly built Peruvian National Police Cessna 208 Caravan (PNP-021) that had left Tingo María, crashed into Mount Huacranacro, 100 km (62.5 mls) east of Huaral. The 9 occupants were killed.[4]
  • On February 25, 1994, an Expresso Aéreo Yakovlev Yak-40 (OB-1559), piloted by two Russians and one Peruvian,[5] struck Mount Carpish six minutes after leaving Tingo María, Peru for Lima. The 31 occupants were killed.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for SPGM at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  2. ^ Airport information for TGI at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Airport information for Tingo María Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  4. ^ http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19890520-0
  5. ^ "Peru Tragedia Aérea". El Tiempo.com. 1994-02-27. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  6. ^ "ASN Aircraft Accident Yakovlev OB-1559 Tingo Maria". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2012-10-09.