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Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Alfredo Vásquez Cobo
IATA: LETICAO: SKLT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aerocivil
Serves Leticia, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 277 ft / 84 m
Coordinates 04°11′36″S 069°56′35″W / 4.19333°S 69.94306°W / -4.19333; -69.94306
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 1,880 6,168 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Alfredo Vásquez Cobo)[3] (IATA: LETICAO: SKLT) is an airport serving Leticia, the capital of the Amazonas department of Colombia.

It is the largest airport of the south of the country, located in the Colombian department of Amazonas and in the southern most part of this country. Vásquez Cobo is the gateway for the Colombian jungle region.

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Airlines and destinations

Accidents

On November 19, 2006, An AeroSucre Boeing 727 crashed upon landing in poor weather and fog after striking the approach lights and an antenna tower. All 5 crewmembers died.

References

  1. ^ Airport information for SKLT from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for LET at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ (Spanish) Aeródromos Internacionales. Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC). Accessed 16 October 2009.

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