Desierto de Atacama Airport

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Desierto de Atacama Airport
Atacama-7 (26389240332).jpg
Sky Airlines at the Atacama Airport
Airport typePublic
ServesCopiapó, Chile
Elevation AMSL670 ft / 204 m
Coordinates27°15′40″S 70°46′45″W / 27.26111°S 70.77917°W / -27.26111; -70.77917Coordinates: 27°15′40″S 70°46′45″W / 27.26111°S 70.77917°W / -27.26111; -70.77917
CPO is located in Chile
Location of airport in Chile
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

Desierto de Atacama Airport (IATA: CPO, ICAO: SCAT) is an airport serving the region around Copiapó, the capital of the Atacama Region of Chile. The airport is in the desert north of the Copiapó River, 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) inland from the Pacific coast.

The Atacama VOR-DME (Ident: DAT) is located 0.5 nautical miles (0.9 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 35.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

JetSmart Santiago de Chile
LATAM Chile Santiago de Chile
Sky Airline Santiago de Chile

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