Maria Reiche Neuman Airport
|Maria Reiche Neuman Airport
Aeropuerto María Reiche Neuman
|Location||Nazca, Ica, Peru|
|Elevation AMSL||1,860 ft / 567 m|
The Maria Reiche Neuman Airport (IATA: NZC, ICAO: 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
|Aerodiana||charter flights over the Nazca lines|
|AirMajoro||charter flights over the Nazca Lines|
|Aero Paracas ||charter flights over the Nazca Lines|
|Aero Nasca||charter flights over the Nazca Lines|
|Alas Peruanas||charter flights over the Nazca Lines|
|MovilAir||charter flights over the Nazca Lines|
Accidents and incidents
- 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.