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Las Brujas Airport



Las Brujas Airport
Aeropuerto Las Brujas
IATA: CZU – ICAO: SKCZ
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aerocivil
Location Corozal, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 528 ft / 161 m
Coordinates 09°19′58″N 075°17′08″W / 9.33278°N 75.28556°W / 9.33278; -75.28556
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1.503 4.930 Asphalt
Statistics (2009)
Passengers movement 64.714
Cargo movement 254 T
Air Operations 3.800
Sources:

The Las Brujas Airport (IATA: CZU – ICAO: SKCZ) is a domestic airport located in the town of Corozal, Sucre in Colombia. Located 10 minutes from the capital of the department and also serves the city of Sincelejo. In times of emergency is the alternate airport in the city of Monteria. It has regional and national operations.

Historians tell sucreños, which now operates the site Corozal airport during the time of the Inquisition, the alleged witches were burned in the region near this place, where it ran a cattle ranch. For that reason they say, the site took the name of Las Brujas and eventually, when they built the airport, was given the same name. It has regional and national operation is located in the town of Corozal. In 1940 he landed the first plane, which left the company SCADTA (now Avianca), with the completion of the airport. In 2008 was assigned to CAGIVA AirPlan to manage it and I planned renovations at the terminal.

Modernization of Las Brujas

Las Brujas Airport, with passenger traffic of 46,100 passengers per year, will have major upgrading works that will impact positively on the region and in the community. Among the works to be developed include:

  • Expansion of passenger terminal, with new furniture
  • The extension of runway
  • Construction of cargo terminal
  • New covered walkway for passengers
  • Improvement of facilities and equipment of the Airport Health Service
  • Design of landscaping and external arrangements
  • Strengthening the control tower
  • Environmental Management Plans

We also have security systems, flight information, communication with high technology, commercial supply, improvement of fire services, improving baggage handling systems. It is worth mentioning that upgrading works are carried out to ensure air safety and passenger comfort, comply with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization-ICAO-Colombian Civil Aviation - AEROCIVIL, and the International Association IATA Air Transport ".

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aerolínea de Antioquia Barranquilla, Medellin-Olaya Herrera, Valledupar
Satena Bogotá, Medellín-Olaya Herrera


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General Info
Country Colombia
ICAO ID SKCZ
Time UTC-5
Latitude 9.332742
09° 19' 57.87" N
Longitude -75.285594
075° 17' 08.14" W
Elevation 528 feet
161 meters
Magnetic Variation 005° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Corozal
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 118.4
COROZAL RDO 3488
6532


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
02/20 4930 x 98 feet
1503 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 013FBXT NO


Remarks
CAUTION Unlgtd ant rgt Rwy 02. Bird haz. Vis reduced fr TWR.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 02 MEHT 52'.
OPR HOURS Opr 1100-2300Z.



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