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Vicuña Airport

Vicuña Airport Spanish: Aeropuerto de Vicuña or El Indio Airport, (ICAO: SCVC) is an extremely high elevation airstrip 66 kilometres (41 mi) east-northeast of Vicuña, Coquimbo, Chile.

The airstrip serves several small settlements, and is subject to snow cover. It is within a small fold above a steep mountain valley high in the Andes, and runs uphill to the north. There is mountainous terrain in all quadrants, with a best escape route to the south down the valley.

Vicuña Airport
El Indio Airport
  • IATA: none
Airport type Public
Elevation AMSL 11,975 ft / 3,650 m
Coordinates 29°50′00″S

Location of Vicuña Airport in Chile

Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1,090 3,576 Grass
Source: Google Maps GCM

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