Rurrenabaque Airport

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Rurrenabaque Airport
Rurrenabaque flyplass.jpg
Airport typePublic
ServesRurrenabaque, Bolivia
Elevation AMSL676 ft / 206 m
Coordinates14°25′30″S 67°30′05″W / 14.42500°S 67.50139°W / -14.42500; -67.50139Coordinates: 14°25′30″S 67°30′05″W / 14.42500°S 67.50139°W / -14.42500; -67.50139
RBQ is located in Bolivia
Location of airport in Bolivia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
18/36 1,450 4,757 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Rurrenabaque Airport (IATA: RBQ, ICAO: SLRQ) is an airport serving Rurrenabaque, a port city on the Beni River in the Beni Department of Bolivia. The airport is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northeast of the city.

Runway 14/32 was asphalted in 2010. Before, because of the grass runways, no flights could land or takeoff on a rainy day, and delays were usual in the rainy season (December - April).

Rurrenbaque is at the base of Bolivia's Cordillera Real mountains, and there is mountainous terrain just south of the airport.

The Rurrenabaque non-directional beacon (Ident: RBQ) is located on the field.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Amaszonas La Paz, Trinidad
TAM - Transporte Aéreo Militar La Paz

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