Maria Reiche Neuman Airport

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Maria Reiche Neuman Airport
Aeropuerto María Reiche Neuman
Summary
Operator CORPAC
Location Nazca, Ica, Peru
Elevation AMSL 1,860 ft / 567 m
Coordinates 14°51′15″S 74°57′40″W / 14.85417°S 74.96111°W / -14.85417; -74.96111Coordinates: 14°51′15″S 74°57′40″W / 14.85417°S 74.96111°W / -14.85417; -74.96111
Map
NZC is located in Peru
NZC
NZC
Location of the airport in Peru
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
7/25 1,004 3,294 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] WAD[2]

The Maria Reiche Neuman Airport (IATA: NZCICAO: SPZA) is a small airport serving Nazca, in the Ica Region of Peru. The airport is named after Maria Reiche, a principle researcher and proponent of the Nazca Lines.

The airport receives a small number of domestic charter flights. The main use of the airport is for tourist flights over the Nazca Lines.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aero Cóndor Lima
Aerodiana[3] charter flights over the Nazca lines
AirMajoro[4] charter flights over the Nazca Lines
Aero Paracas [5] charter flights over the Nazca Lines
Aero Nasca[6] charter flights over the Nazca Lines
Alas Peruanas[7] charter flights over the Nazca Lines
MovilAir[8] charter flights over the Nazca Lines

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 10 June 2010, an AeroDiana Cessna 208 on a sightseeing flight over the Nazca Lines went missing. Authorities suspect that it was hijacked, as a number of occupants had false identities. The pilot and co-pilot later were found alive, but there has been no sign of the aircraft and remaining passengers since. [9]

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