Chachoan Airport

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Chachoan Airport
Airport type Public / Military
Serves Ambato, Ecuador
Elevation AMSL 8,502 ft / 2,591 m
Coordinates 01°12′45″S 78°34′28″W / 1.21250°S 78.57444°W / -1.21250; -78.57444
ATF is located in Ecuador
Location of the airport in Ecuador
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,920 6,299 Asphalt
Source: WAD[1] GCM[2] Google Maps[3]

Chachoan Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Chachoan) (IATA: ATF, ICAO: SEAM) is a high elevation airport serving Ambato (also known as San Juan de Ambato), capital of the Tungurahua Province in Ecuador. The airport is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of Ambato, in a broad basin of the central Andes mountains cut through by the Ambato River.

The Ambato VOR-DME (Ident: AMV) is located on a ridge 4.7 nautical miles (8.7 km) south-southeast of the airport. The Ambato non-directional beacon (Ident: AMB) is located on the field. There is rising and mountainous terrain in all quadrants.[4][5]

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