Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport

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Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport
Aeropuerto Nacional Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes
FLA New Airport.JPG
Airport type Public
Owner Aerocivil
Location Florencia, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 803 ft / 245 m
Coordinates 1°35′20″N 75°33′50″W / 1.58889°N 75.56389°W / 1.58889; -75.56389
FLA is located in Colombia
Location of airport in Colombia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers movement 57,148
Cargo movement 801 T
Air operations 6,694
Sources: WAD[1] Aerocivil[2]

Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes) (IATA: FLA, ICAO: SKFL) is a public, domestic Colombian air terminal run by the Civil Aeronautics. It is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) southeast of the city of Florencia, the capital of the Caquetá Department of Colombia. It is the most important airport in Caquetá, with scheduled commercial cargo and passenger operations carried out through airlines such as Avianca[3][4] and the state-owned Satena,[5] as well as military, police and general aviation flights.


The airport is between the villages of San Martin and Venice, in a place known colloquially as Capitolio on the road connecting the city of Florence with the municipality of La Montañita. To get there taxi service from the city limits of the city is available as well as several bus routes that connect with the southeastern suburbs and downtown Florence. Additionally, some hotels offer transfer services airport-hotel-airport on request.


Land side facilities[edit]

The passenger terminal has all the necessary infrastructure for passenger service, including check-in capacity for several airlines, nine stores, two restaurants, two departure lounges with capacity for 228 passengers, landing room with their respective luggage belts, six bathrooms, X-ray scanner, metal detectors, air conditioning, speakers, cargo hold, chapel, administrative offices and facilities for law enforcement, health services with permanent ambulance and car parking.

Air side facilities[edit]

The airport has an asphalt runway of 1500 m - 4921 ft - long with 12/30 direction, a platform of 3000 m2 with parking for six positions for general aviation, four commercial passenger aviation positions and four helicopters positions and three taxiways - alpha, bravo and charlie - that connect the platform to the southern section of the track. The control tower is 27 feet high, divided into nine levels.[6] It is also equipped with a fire department of three levels provided with two machines for emergency care.[7] 5 It also has infrastructure for fueling Jet A-1 and to serve nocturnal air navigation until 20:00 (UTC−5).[8]

The Florencia VOR-DME (Ident: FLA) is located on the field.[9]

There is high terrain north of the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Avianca Bogotá
SATENA Bogotá, Cali, Puerto Leguízamo, Araracuara

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ World Aero Data
  2. ^ Aerocivil
  3. ^ "En enero Avianca volará al Caquetá" Archived 2013-01-01 at (in Spanish). La Nación Newspaper. Retrieved 28 December 2011.
  4. ^ Diario El Líder Archived 2013-01-01 at "Avianca aterriza en Caquetá" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 January 2012.
  5. ^ "Satena aumentará vuelos desde Florencia" Archived 2013-05-15 at the Wayback Machine. (in Spanish). El Líder Newspaper Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  6. ^ Con inversión de $11.200 millones entregan aeropuerto de Florencia Date: January 12, 2012. (in Spanish). El Espectador Newspaper. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  7. ^ Aeropuerto de Florencia estará listo en diciembre Archived 2013-01-01 at Date: November 29, 2010.(in Spanish). La Nación Newspaper. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  8. ^ SKFL - Florencia Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes Archived 2013-12-20 at the Wayback Machine. (in Spanish). Aerocivil. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  9. ^ Florencia VOR
  10. ^ "FAC-676 Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 15 August 2010. 
  11. ^ "CP-1622 Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  12. ^ "Airline Safety Review 1993". Flight Global. Retrieved 28 June 2010. 

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