Aeropuerto de Canaima
|IATA: CAJ – ICAO: SVCN
||Canaima National Park
||1,450 ft / 442 m
||06°13′55″N 062°51′15″W / 6.23194°N 62.85417°W
Canaima Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Canaima) (IATA: CAJ, ICAO: SVCN) is an airport in Canaima, a town located in Canaima National Park in the state of Bolívar in Venezuela.
The airport resides at an elevation of 1,450 feet (442 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 01/19 with an asphalt surface measuring 7,070 by 98 feet (2,155 × 30 m).
Accidents and incidents
- On 27 August 1972, Douglas C-47 YV-C-AKE of LAV suffered a failure of the port engine shortly after take-off on a domestic scheduled passenger flight to Tomás de Heres Airport, Ciudad Bolivar. The aircraft crashed whilst attempting to return to Canaima, killing all 34 people on board.
- On 2 October 1998, Douglas DC-3C YV-611C of Servivensa crashed on approach to Canaima Airport. The aircraft had been on a local sightseeing flight to view the Angel Falls. One of the 25 people on board was killed.
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06° 13' 55.16" N
062° 51' 15.96" W
||013° W (01/06)
||SUNRISE TO SUNSET (SR-SS)
||7070 x 98 feet
2155 x 30 meters
||Distance From Field
||Bearing From Navaid
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