Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base

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Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base

Base Aérea Coronel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses
Summary
Airport typeMilitary
OperatorColombian Air Force
LocationMarandúa / Santa Rita, Colombia
Elevation AMSL87 m / 285 ft
Coordinates5°31′28″N 68°41′08″W / 5.52444°N 68.68556°W / 5.52444; -68.68556
Map
SKUA is located in Colombia
SKUA
SKUA
Location of the airport in Colombia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,067 6,780 Asphalt
Source: WAD[1] GCM[2] Google Maps[3]

Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base (Spanish: Base Aérea Coronel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses) (ICAO: SKUA) is a Colombian military base assigned to the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana or FAC) Eastern Air Group (Grupo Aéreo del Oriente or GAORI). The base is located in Marandúa, near Santa Rita, in the Vichada department of Colombia.[4] It is named in honor of Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses.[5]

Facilities[edit]

The air base resides at an elevation of 285 feet (87 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,780 by 145 feet (2,067 m × 44 m). There is also a closed grass runway designated 03/21 which measures 8,110 by 100 feet (2,472 m × 30 m).[1]

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