Eduardo Falla Solano Airport

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Eduardo Falla Solano Airport

Aeropuerto Nacional Eduardo Falla Solano
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerAerocivil
ServesSan Vicente del Caguán, Colombia
Elevation AMSL883 ft / 269 m
Coordinates2°09′05″N 74°45′55″W / 2.15139°N 74.76528°W / 2.15139; -74.76528
Map
SVI is located in Colombia
SVI
SVI
Location of airport in Colombia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Eduardo Falla Solano Airport (IATA: SVI, ICAO: SKSV) in Spanish: Aeropuerto Eduardo Falla Solano is a domestic airport serving the municipality of San Vicente del Caguán in the Caquetá Department of Colombia.

The runway is 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the airport. The San Vicente Del Caguan VOR-DME (Ident: SVC) and non-directional beacon (Ident: SVC) are located on the field.[3][4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
SATENA Araracuara, Bogotá

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 17 October 1971, Douglas C-47A HK-595 of Aerolíneas TAO[5] crashed on take-off, killing all 19 people on board. The aircraft was operating a domestic non-scheduled passenger flight although it was only certified to carry freight and three crew. It was also overloaded by 311 kilograms (686 lb).[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airport information for SVI at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Google Maps - San Vicente
  3. ^ San Vincente VOR
  4. ^ SkyVector - San Vicente NDB
  5. ^ TAO Airlines closed
  6. ^ "HK-595 Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 19 September 2010.

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