El Loa Airport
|El Loa Airport
Aeropuerto El Loa
El Loa Airdrome
|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|
|Website||Website in DGAC|
This airport is located approximately 6km 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.
A new passenger terminal was inaugurated in 2014. With a total area of 8100 square meters, it includes three air bridges, an expanded apron and twelve commercial locations. In addition, there was extensive landscaping around the terminal and a new 500 space car park was built.
In parallel to the development of the new terminal, a new 28 metre high control tower, fire brigade service centre, Air Club Hangar and Wastewater Treatment Plant were opened.
Airlines and Destinations
|LATAM Chile||Santiago de Chile|
|Sky Airline||Antofagasta, Copiapó, La Serena, Santiago de Chile|
The number of passengers has been: 2004: 247,821 2005: 273,275 2006: 315,725 2013: 1,441,566
- Airport information for SCCF at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
- Airport record for Aeropuerto Internacional El Loa at Landings.com
- Current weather for SCCF at NOAA/NWS
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