La Araucanía International Airport

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La Araucanía International Airport

Temuco Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSociedad Concesionaria Aeropuerto Araucanía S.A.
ServesTemuco, Chile
LocationFreire
Elevation AMSL321 ft / 98 m
Coordinates38°55′30″S 72°39′05″W / 38.92500°S 72.65139°W / -38.92500; -72.65139Coordinates: 38°55′30″S 72°39′05″W / 38.92500°S 72.65139°W / -38.92500; -72.65139
Websitehttp://www.aeropuertoaraucania.cl/
Map
ZCO is located in Chile
ZCO
ZCO
Location of airport in Chile
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,440 8,005 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Passengers504,147
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

La Araucanía International Airport also known as Temuco Airport (IATA: ZCO, ICAO: SCQP) is the main airport in the Araucanía Region and southern Chile. It is 21 kilometres (13 mi) south of the city of Temuco, in the commune of Freire, Cautín Province.

It has a parking apron with capacity for 4 aircraft (up to Boeing 767 type), a 5,000 square metres (54,000 sq ft) passenger terminal, and 3 boarding bridges.

The Araucania VOR-DME (Ident: NIA) is located 0.58 nautical miles (1.1 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 19.[3]

Commissioning[edit]

Through a NOTAM issued on July 18, 2014, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) authorized the start of operations of the new airport on Tuesday July 29, 2014 which was completed with the first landing of a commercial aircraft Sky Airline Airbus A320.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
JetSmart Balmaceda, Punta Arenas, Santiago
LATAM Chile Santiago
Sky Airline Santiago

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