La Chinita International Airport

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La Chinita International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional La Chinita
La Chinita International Airport.jpg


MAR is located in Venezuela
Location of airport in Venezuela
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Government
Location Maracaibo
Elevation AMSL 235 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 10°33′29″N 71°43′40″W / 10.55806°N 71.72778°W / 10.55806; -71.72778
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03L/21R 9.843 3.000 Concrete
03R/21L 8.202 2.500 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers movement 2.848.677

La Chinita International Airport (IATA: MARICAO: SVMC) is at Maracaibo, Venezuela.

The airport opened on 16 November 1969, during the government of President of Venezuela Rafael Caldera to open a gate to the western part of the country and alleviate congestion from Simón Bolívar International Airport near Caracas, which manages about 90% of the international flights in Venezuela.

La Chinita International Airport is the second airport in importance by movements.

The earlier airport was Grano de Oro (1960 diagram)

Terminals, Airlines and Destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aeropostal Caracas Domestic
American Airlines Miami[1] International
Aruba Airlines Aruba International
Aserca Airlines Barcelona (VE), Caracas, Puerto Ordaz, Valencia Domestic
Avior Airlines Aruba, Curaçao International
Conviasa Caracas, Porlamar Domestic
Copa Airlines Panama City[2] International
Insel Air Curaçao International
Insel Air Aruba Aruba International
Laser Airlines Caracas Domestic
Venezolana Caracas, Maturin, Porlamar Domestic
Venezolana Aruba, Cartagena,[3] Medellin-JMC,[4] Panama City, Santo Domingo[5] International


Airlines Destinations
Amerijet International Miami

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