Josefa Camejo International Airport

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Josefa Camejo International Airport
Airport type Public
Location Las Piedras (es), Venezuela
Elevation AMSL 75 ft / 23 m
Coordinates 11°46′50″N 70°09′00″W / 11.78056°N 70.15000°W / 11.78056; -70.15000
LSP is located in Venezuela
Location of airport in Venezuela
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 2,800 9,186 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Josefa Camejo International Airport (IATA: LSPICAO: SVJC), is an airport serving the Paraguaná Peninsula in Venezuela. The airport is named in honor of Josefa Camejo,[3] a heroine of the Venezuelan War of Independence.

Runway length does not include a 500 metres (1,600 ft) paved overrun on the east end.

The Paraguana non-directional beacon (Ident: PRG) and VOR-DME (Ident: PRG) are located on the field.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Albatros Airlines Aruba
Aserca Airlines Caracas
Conviasa Caracas
Insel Air Aruba, Curaçao (both suspended)[6]
Tiara Air Aruba


Airlines Destinations
Amerijet International Miami

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On Monday 5 December 2011, a flight from Aruba by the company Tiara Air departing from Josefa Camejo International Airport was on the runway going at full speed to depart when a donkey appeared on the runway. The aircraft, a Shorts 360, hit the donkey with the right main gear; the pilots kept climbing and continued the flight to Aruba for an emergency landing, which was performed safely with no injury on board.[7]

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