Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport

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Capitán Nicolas Rojas Airport
Aeropuerto Capitán Nicolas Rojas
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government
Serves Potosí, Bolivia
Elevation AMSL 12,913 ft / 3,936 m
Coordinates 19°32′35″S 065°43′25″W / 19.54306°S 65.72361°W / -19.54306; -65.72361Coordinates: 19°32′35″S 065°43′25″W / 19.54306°S 65.72361°W / -19.54306; -65.72361
Map
POI is located in Bolivia
POI
POI
Location of the airport in Bolivia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,833 9,295 Asphalt
Sources: Google Maps[1] AASANA[2] WAD[3] GCM[4]

Capitán Nicolas Rojas Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Capitán Nicolas Rojas) (IATA: POI, ICAO: SLPO) is an extremely high elevation airport serving the city of Potosí, the capital of the Potosí Department in Bolivia.

The runway is in a shallow valley 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) northeast of the city, with mountainous terrain in a quadrants.

The Potosi VOR-DME (Ident: PTS) is located 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 24. The Potosi non-directional beacon (Ident: POI) is located on the field.[5][6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Boliviana de Aviación Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps - Potosi
  2. ^ "Aeropuertos Controlados (Controlled airports)" (in Spanish). Administración de Aeropuertos y Servicios Auxliares a la Navegación Aérea (AASANA). Archived from the original on 2008-06-23. 
  3. ^ Airport information for SLPO
  4. ^ Airport information for Capitán Nicolas Rojas Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  5. ^ Potosi NDB
  6. ^ Potosi VOR

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