Arturo Michelena International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Arturo Michelena
|Elevation AMSL||430 m / 1,411 ft|
Arturo Michelena International Airport (IATA: VLN, ICAO: SVVA) is an airport serving the city of Valencia in Venezuela, located two hours from Caracas by car. The airport was named after Venezuela's painter Arturo Michelena, who was born in Valencia.
The Arturo Michelena International Airport was build by Governor of Carabobo State Oscar Celli 1985-1988.
The very first airplane to performed landing and takeoff from this terminal was a McDonnell Douglas DC-9, named "El Margariteño" from Aeropostal.
Among the plan's of expansion was to install Jet-Bridge system and build a hotel with the participation of Marriott Hotel's. But after Governor Celli left office no one had continued this project. So, basically the main structure reminds the same since first day of inauguration.
Airlines and destinations
- Airport information for Arturo Michelena International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
- Google Maps - Valencia
- VLC NDB
- VAL VOR
- Liu, Jim. "Turpial Airlines adds new Valencia routes from April 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
- Airport information for SVVA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- OurAirports - Valencia
- SkyVector - Valencia Airport
- OpenStreetMap - Valencia
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