Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport

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Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport
Aeropuerto el vigia.jpg
Aeropuerto Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo
Airport type Public
Location El Vigía, Venezuela
Elevation AMSL 249 ft / 76 m
Coordinates 8°37′25″N 71°40′25″W / 8.62361°N 71.67361°W / 8.62361; -71.67361
VIG is located in Venezuela
Location of the airport in Venezuela
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 3,235 10,614 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport (IATA: VIGICAO: SVVG), is an airport serving El Vigía, a city in Mérida state in Venezuela. It opened in 1991, and was named for the Venezuelan politician Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo (1903–1979).[A]

The runway length includes a 490 metres (1,610 ft) displaced threshold on Runway 27.

The El Vigia [non-directional beacon] (Ident: EVG) is located on the field.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aserca Airlines Caracas
Conviasa Caracas, Porlamar
Laser Airlines Caracas


  1. ^ Though often misspelled Alfonso, the correct name is Alfonzo, as confirmed by the photo and other official sources[4][5][6][7][8] and the majority of reliable references.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for VIG at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ Google Maps - El Vigía
  3. ^ EVG NDB
  4. ^ "Colección: Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo". Gobierno Bolivariana de Venezuela (gob.ve). Retrieved February 23, 2016. 
  5. ^ "IUTEPAL Extensión Maracaibo". Instituto Universitario de Tecnología Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo (IUTEPAL). Retrieved February 23, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Escuela Privada Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo". Compañía Anónima Nacional Teléfonos de Venezuela (CANTV). Retrieved February 23, 2016. 
  7. ^ "En 1979 falleció el padre de la OPEP: Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo". Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV). Retrieved February 23, 2016. 
  8. ^ "The launch of the book 'The Petroleum Pentagon'". Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Retrieved February 23, 2016. 

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