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Alberto Carnevalli Airport



Coordinates: 8°34′59″N 71°10′0″W / 8.58306°N 71.166667°W / 8.58306; -71.166667 Alberto Carnevalli Airport (IATA: MRD, ICAO: SVMD) is an airport located 3 km southwest of Mérida, Venezuela, at an elevation of 1,526 m MSL. Its longest runway is 1,630 m long. It is situated in a valley in the Andean mountains, surrounded by higher terrain in all quadrants. Night operations are prohibited.

Accidents and incidents

On 21 February 2008, Santa Bárbara Airlines Flight 518, an ATR 42-300 twin-turboprop en route to Caracas, crashed shortly after takeoff from Carnevalli, killing all 46 persons on board. The cause of the accident is under investigation.



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General Info
Country Venezuela
ICAO ID SVMD
Time UTC-4
Latitude 8.582294
08° 34' 56.26" N
Longitude -71.161186
071° 09' 40.27" W
Elevation 5007 feet
1526 meters
Magnetic Variation 008° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Near City Merida
Operating Hours SUNRISE TO SUNSET (SR-SS)


Communications
MERIDA TWR 118.05
GND 121.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
06/24 5348 x 148 feet
1630 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 043FAWT NO


Remarks
CAUTION Opr haz caused by hi terrain and rapidly chg wx cond. 31' twr lctd 165' from apch end Rwy 06. 26' twr lctd 1150' right side thld Rwy 06. 26' twr lctd 500' right side Rwy 06.
OPR HOURS Opr SR-SS.
RSTD Ldg proh rwy 24. Tkof proh rwy 06.



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