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Coronel Felipe Varela International Airport
Aeropuerto Coronel Felipe Varela
IATA: CTC – ICAO: SANC
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Catamarca, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Location Ruta P33, Km 22, Los Puestos (K4712XAI)
Elevation AMSL 1,522 ft / 464 m
Coordinates 28°35′35″S 065°45′03″W / 28.59306°S 65.75083°W / -28.59306; -65.75083
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,800 9,186 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 44,477
Source: DAFIF

Coronel Felipe Varela International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Coronel Felipe Varela) (IATA: CTC, ICAO: SANC) is an airport in Catamarca Province, Argentina serving the city of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca.

It was built in 1972, and was officially inaugurated with an Aerolíneas Argentinas Boeing 737 flight on January 3rd, 1973. Construction started on the terminal on June 9, 1981 and ended April 23, 1987.

It has a 3,172 m² passenger terminal, 84,000 m² of runways, one 1,700 m² hangar and a parking place for 35 cars.

Since March 16, 1999, it has been operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. In 2007, 44,477 passengers went through Catamarca Airport.

Felipe Varela was a militar born in Catamarca in 1821, who fought in the War of the Triple Alliance, and died in Ñantoco (Chile), in 1870. He is named "The Last Warlord".

Airlines and destinations

  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
    • Buenos Aires / Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
    • La Rioja / Capitán Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport

Charter airlines

  • American Jet
    • Tucumán / Teniente Benjamín Matienzo International Airport
    • Campo Arenal / Campo Arenal Aerodrome


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General Info
Country Argentina
ICAO ID SANC
Time UTC-3
Latitude -28.593214
28° 35' 35.57" S
Longitude -65.750925
065° 45' 03.33" W
Elevation 1522 feet
464 meters
Magnetic Variation 003° W (07/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 118.15
118.1


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
01/19 9186 x 98 feet
2800 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME CAT CATAMARCA 090X 114.3 At Field -
NDB CAT CATAMARCA - 235 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
OPR HOURS Opr 1000-2400Z.



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