Diego Aracena International Airport

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Diego Aracena International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Diego Aracena
Aereopuerto Diego Aracena.jpg
Airport type Public / Military
Operator A-port Operaciones S.A.
Serves Iquique, Chile
Elevation AMSL 47 m / 154 ft
Coordinates 20°32′07″S 070°10′53″W / 20.53528°S 70.18139°W / -20.53528; -70.18139Coordinates: 20°32′07″S 070°10′53″W / 20.53528°S 70.18139°W / -20.53528; -70.18139
IQQ is located in Chile
Location of the airport in Chile
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 3,350 10,991 Asphalt
Source: WAD,[1] GCM,[2] STV[3]

Diego Aracena International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Diego Aracena) (IATA: IQQICAO: SCDA) is an airport in Iquique,[1] the capital city of the Tarapacá Region in Chile. The airport is located 48 kilometres (30 mi) south of the city. It shares a runway with Los Cóndores Air Base (Base Aérea Los Cóndores), home to the First Air Brigade of the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile).


The airport resides at an elevation of 155 feet (47 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,350 by 45 metres (10,991 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Amaszonas Antofagasta,[4] Arica,[5] Copiapó,[6] La Serena,[7] Santa Cruz de la Sierra-Viru Viru, La Paz
operated by Amaszonas Paraguay
Asunción, Salta
Andes Líneas Aéreas Seasonal: Salta
LATAM Chile Antofagasta, Arica, Calama, La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra-Viru Viru, Santiago de Chile
Sky Airline Antofagasta, Arica, Arequipa, Copiapó, Santiago de Chile


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Airport information for SCDA at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for IQQ at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Airport information for Diego Aracena International Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  4. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271272/amaszonas-adds-new-domestic-chile-routes-from-mar-2017/
  5. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271272/amaszonas-adds-new-domestic-chile-routes-from-mar-2017/
  6. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271272/amaszonas-adds-new-domestic-chile-routes-from-mar-2017/
  7. ^ http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271272/amaszonas-adds-new-domestic-chile-routes-from-mar-2017/

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