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La Chinita International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional La Chinita
IATA: MAR – ICAO: SVMC
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Government
Location Maracaibo
Elevation AMSL 235 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 10°33′29″N 71°43′40″W / 10.55806°N 71.72778°W / 10.55806; -71.72778
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03L/21R 9.843 3.000 Concrete
03R/21L 8.202 2.500 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Passengers movement 1.448.677

La Chinita International Airport (IATA: MAR, ICAO: SVMC) is an airport located at Maracaibo, Venezuela.

The airport was opened on November 16, 1969, during the government of president Rafael Caldera to open a gate to the western part of the country and alleviate congestion from Simón Bolívar International Airport near Caracas, which manages about 90% of the international flights in Venezuela.

La Chinita International Airport is the second airport in importance by movements.

Terminals, Airlines and Destinations

Domestic Terminal

Airlines Destinations
Aeropostal Caracas, Porlamar [seasonal]
Aserca Airlines Barcelona, Caracas, Puerto Ordaz, Valencia
Conviasa Caracas, Las Piedras, Porlamar [all flights suspended until October 1]
Perla Airlines Porlamar [Charter]
Venezolana Caracas, Santa Barbara del Zulia, Maturin [30min stop at CCS], Porlamar [30 min stop at CCS]

International Terminal

Airlines Destinations
American Airlines Miami
Copa Airlines Panama City
Aserca Airlines Punta Cana [seasonal], Santo Domingo [seasonal], Oranjestad [seasonal], Willemstad [seasonal]
Perla Airlines Oranjestad [Charter]
Venezolana Panama City, Oranjestad

Accidents and incidents

  • On 1 November 1971, Vickers Viscount YV-C-AMZ of Linea Aeropostal Venezolana crashed shortly after take-off. All four people on board were killed.
  • On 29 November 2006, a Conviasa Boeing 737-200 with 94 passengers on board made an emergency return to Maracaibo's La Chinita International Airport ten minutes after takeoff due to a window fracture. After another entity became the owner of the aircraft, the aircraft crashed on 30 August 2008 near Latacunga, Ecuador, killing all three crew members.


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General Info
Country Venezuela
ICAO ID SVMC
Time UTC-4
Latitude 10.558208
10° 33' 29.55" N
Longitude -71.727856
071° 43' 40.28" W
Elevation 235 feet
72 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 008° W (01/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Alternate Name RAFAEL URDANETA AB
Near City Maracaibo
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
TWR 118.9
MARACAIBO RDO 132.0
GND 121.9
ATIS 115.7
MARACAIBO APP 120.2
119.7


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
02R/20L 8202 x 98 feet
2500 x 30 meters
ASPHALT - NO
02L/20R 9843 x 148 feet
3000 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VORTAC MAR MARACAIBO 104X 115.7 1.8 NM 215.7


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/IMG Mon-Fri 1200-2000++. Sat, Sun, Hol: H24.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
RSTD Rwy 02R-20L emerg use only. Ovft oil fld is proh.



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