Hector Silva Airstrip

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Hector Silva Airstrip
Location Belmopan
Coordinates 17°16′10″N 088°46′34″W / 17.26944°N 88.77611°W / 17.26944; -88.77611Coordinates: 17°16′10″N 088°46′34″W / 17.26944°N 88.77611°W / 17.26944; -88.77611
Hector Silva Airstrip is located in Belize
Hector Silva Airstrip
Hector Silva Airstrip
Location in Belize
Direction Length Surface
ft m
c.11 3,700 1,100 n/a

Hector Silva airstrip is in Belmopan, Belize. It was expanded by the British army in 2002, in order to accept larger planes such as the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.[1]

The airstrip has a small terminal.The runways are not marked.

Belize Defence Forces uses the airstrip for temporary landing facilities for their aircraft.

Airline and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Tropic Air Belize City-International, Belize City-Municipal, Caye Caulker, San Pedro, San Ignacio


  1. ^ "Brits expand Hector Silva Airstrip in Belmopan". Channel5Belize.com. Retrieved 2010-12-28.