El Loa Airport

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El Loa Airport
Aeropuerto El Loa
El Loa Airdrome
Loa waiting.jpg
Airport type Domestic Airport
Owner Dirección de Aeronautica Civil de Chile
Operator Sociedad Concesionaria El Loa S.A
Location Calama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Elevation AMSL 7,543 ft / 2,299 m
Coordinates 22°29′23″S 068°54′13″W / 22.48972°S 68.90361°W / -22.48972; -68.90361Coordinates: 22°29′23″S 068°54′13″W / 22.48972°S 68.90361°W / -22.48972; -68.90361
Website Website in DGAC
CJC is located in Chile
Location of airport in Chile
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,889 9,478 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Passengers 315,725

El Loa Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto El Loa) (IATA: CJCICAO: SCCF), is the major airport serving Calama, and one of the largest airports in Chile. The main terminal covers 20,000 square meters.

This airport is located approximately 6 km from the city centre.

The airport currently accommodates aircraft with a maximum wingspan of 36m. There are plans to construct a second runway with capacity to accommodate wide body jets and military aircraft.

The airport served 247,821 in 2004, 273,275 in 2005, and 315,725 in 2006.

Passengers disembarking a flight from Santiago de Chile in 2008

Domestics Flights[edit]

Airlines Destinations
LATAM Chile Santiago de Chile
Sky Airline Antofagasta, Copiapó, La Serena, Santiago de Chile

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