Germán Olano Airport

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Germán Olano Airport
Puerto Carreño Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Puerto Carreño, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 173 ft / 53 m
Coordinates 06°11′05″N 67°29′35″W / 6.18472°N 67.49306°W / 6.18472; -67.49306
Map
PCR is located in Colombia
PCR
PCR
Location of airport in Colombia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,800 5,906 Asphalt
Source: AIP Colombia at UAEAC [1] Google Maps[2] GCM[3]

Germán Olano Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Germán Olano) (IATA: PCRICAO: SKPC) is an airport serving Puerto Carreño, the capital of Vichada Department in Colombia. It is also known as Puerto Carreño Airport (Aeropuerto Puerto Carreño). The airport is 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) west of and parallels the Orinoco River, locally Colombia's border with Venezuela.

The Puerto Carreno non-directional beacon (Ident: PCR) and VOR-DME (Ident: PTC) are located on the field.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
SATENA Bogota, Villavicencio

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On December 20, 2016, Aerosucre Flight 4544 crashed while taking off from the airport after failing to become airborne. It was reported that 5 crew members died, and 1 crew member has several injuries.[6][7]

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