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Vanguardia Airport
Aeropuerto Vanguardia
IATA: VVC – ICAO: SKVV
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Aerocivil
Serves Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 1,394 ft / 425 m
Coordinates 04°10′04″N 73°36′49″W / 4.16778°N 73.61361°W / 4.16778; -73.61361
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,712 5,616 Asphalt
Source:


La Vanguardia Airport (IATA: VVC, ICAO: SKVV), Is an airport located in Villavicencio, Colombia. it serves charter and cargo airlines as well as private sectors.

Passenger Airlines

  • AIRES (Bogotá)
  • SATENA (Bogotá, Puerto Carreño, Puerto Inírida, La Macarena, Mitú)

Cargo Airlines

  • Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas

Accidents and incidents

  • On 6 June 1985, Douglas C-53D HK-1340 of LACOL Colombia crashed shortly after take-off after the starboard engine failed while the aircraft was on a cargo flight. The aircraft was probably overloaded and it caught fire after crashing into trees. Three of the six people on board were killed.
  • On 28 May 1993, Douglas C-53D HK-2213 of Transoriente Colombia crashed near Villavicencio after both engines failes shortly after take-off from La Vanguardia Airport on a scheduled passenger flight. Seven of the 29 people on board were killed.
  • On 30 March 1996, Douglas C-47B HK-2497 of LANC Colombia was damaged beyond repair in a wheels-up landing on approach to La Vanguardia. The aircraft was on a domestic scheduled passenger flight to La Macarena Airport when an engine problem was encountered and the decision was made to return to La Vanguardia.


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General Info
Country Colombia
ICAO ID SKVV
Time UTC-5
Latitude 4.167875
04° 10' 04.35" N
Longitude -73.613761
073° 36' 49.54" W
Elevation 1394 feet
425 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 006° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Villavicencio
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR 118.7
VILLAVICENCIO RDO 3488
6553
8894
11297
(127.0 E Sctr) (127.3 S Sctr)
VILLAVICENCIO APP 119.3


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 5616 x 98 feet
1712 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 030FBXT NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME VVC VILLAVICENCIO 114X 116.7 9.9 NM 299.4
NDB VVC VILLAVICENCIO - 370 9.9 NM 293.3


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


Remarks
CAUTION Ant. lctd 1640' thld Rwy 09. Bird haz.
FUEL A1(Avbl 1100Z -2300Z, World Fuels Services Company Inc., phone 57-315-793-1295) (NC-100LL).
OPR HOURS Opr 1100-2300Z.



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