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Teniente Coronel Luis A Mantilla Airport



Teniente Coronel Luis a Mantilla International Airport
IATA: TUA – ICAO: SETU
Summary
Airport type Public
Location Tulcán, Ecuador
Elevation AMSL 9,649 ft / 2,941 m
Coordinates 00°48′34″S 077°42′29″W / 0.80944°S 77.70806°W / -0.80944; -77.70806
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,460 8,071 Asphalt

Teniente Coronel Luis a Mantilla International Airport (IATA: TUA, ICAO: SETU) is an airport in Tulcán, Ecuador. It is situated nearby the Andes. It is a destination for TAME

Airlines and destinations

  • TAME (Cali, Quito)

Accidents and Incidents at TUA

TAME Flight 120 en route from Quito, Ecuador, crashed on the side of the Cumbal Volcano, nearby Teniente Airport on January 28th 2002, using HC-BLF, a Boeing 727-100 there were no survivors of the 87 passengers and 7 crew on board, caused by incorrect speed for approach, which caused it to go off-course from the airport and crash into the volcano. This was one of the deadliest incidents involving TAME after a Boeing 737-200 on a similar route crashed killing all 117 on board.



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General Info
Country Ecuador
ICAO ID SETU
Time UTC-5
Latitude 0.809506
00° 48' 34.22" N
Longitude -77.708056
077° 42' 29.00" W
Elevation 9649 feet
2941 meters
Magnetic Variation 002° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SUNRISE TO SUNSET (SR-SS)


Communications
TULCAN TWR 122.0
ANDES APP 120.1


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
05/23 8071 x 98 feet
2460 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB TLC TULCAN - 418 1.5 NM 247.1


Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS O/R SR-SS.
OPR HOURS Opr SR-SS.



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