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General Ulpiano Paez Airport
IATA: SNC – ICAO: SESA

General Ulpiano Paez Airport
General Ulpiano Paez Airport (Ecuador)
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Location Salinas, Ecuador
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 02°12′18″S 080°59′20″W / 2.205°S 80.98889°W / -2.205; -80.98889
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,437 7,995 Asphalt
08/26 1,110 3,641 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF

General Ulpiano Paez Airport (IATA: SNC, ICAO: SESA) is a public/military joint-use airport located near Salinas, a city in the province of Santa Elena in Ecuador.

History

During World War II the airport was used by the United States Army Air Force Sixth Air Force defending the South American coastline and the Panama Canal against Japanese submarines. Flying units assigned to the airfield were:

  • 25th Bombardment Squadron (Panama Canal Department), 21 January 1942-22 May 1943, (B-24 Liberator)
  • 3d Bombardment Squadron (6th Bombardment Group), 23 May-11 June 1943, (B-17 Flying Fortress)
  • 51st Fighter Squadron (32d Fighter Group) December 1942-March 1943 (P-40 Warhawk)

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 18 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 13/31 measuring 7,995 by 98 feet (2,437 × 30 m) and 08/26 measuring 3,641 by 131 feet (1,110 × 40 m).

Airlines and destinations

  • VIP Ecuador (Quito)


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General Info
Country Ecuador
ICAO ID SESA
Time UTC-5
Latitude -2.204994
02° 12' 17.98" S
Longitude -80.988878
080° 59' 19.96" W
Elevation 18 feet
5 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 000° E (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Salinas
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
SALINAS TWR 122.4
SALINAS RDO 126.9
SALINAS APP 124.1
GUAYAQUIL CNTL 128.3
119.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
08/26 3641 x 131 feet
1110 x 40 meters
ASPHALT - NO
13/31 7995 x 98 feet
2437 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME SAV SALINAS 088X 114.1 1.3 NM 312.8
NDB SLS SALINAS - 415 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.


Remarks
CAUTION Potholes on Rwy 13-31.
FUEL Avbl O/R. (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 31 GS 2.8 .
OPR HOURS Opr PPR.



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