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This page gives details of the air bases and airfields which are used by the Chile Air Force.

 

Antofagasta / Base Aérea Cerro Moreno / Cerro Moreno IAP (ICAO code: SCFA)
The base became operational on 18.11.1954. V Brigada Aérea is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 2599 m (8527 ft) x 50 m (164 ft), Elev: 139m (455 ft).

 

Iquique / Base Aérea Los Cóndores / Diego Aracena IAP (ICAO code: SCDA)
The base became operational in 1928. I Brigada Aérea is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 18/36, Size: 3350 m (10991 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 47m (155 ft).

 

Isla Rey Jorge / Base Aérea Teniente Rodolfo Marsh / Base Antártica Presidente Eduardo Frei
The base became operational in 1980. Grupo de Exploración Antártica 19 is based here.

 

Port-au-Prince / Toussaint Louverture IAP (ICAO Code: MTPP)
The base became operational in 2004.
Grupo de Helicópteros MINUSTAH is based here.

Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 3040 x 43 m (9974 x 141 ft), Elev: 37 m (122 ft).

 

Puerto Montt / Base Aérea El Tepual / El Tepual IAP (ICAO code: SCTE)
The base became operational on 22.11.1967. III Brigada Aérea is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 17/35, Size: 2650 m (8694 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 90m (294 ft).

 

Punta Arenas / Base Aérea Chabunco / Carlos Ibañes del Campo IAP (ICAO code: SCCI)
The base became operational in 1950 replacing Aeródromo Bahia Catalina outside Punta Arenas. IV Brigada Aérea is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 01/19, Size: 1678 m (5504 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 42m (139 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 07/25, Size: 2790 m (9154 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 42m (139 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 12/30, Size: 2400 m (7875 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 42m (139 ft).

 

Rapa Nui / Mataveri IAP (ICAO code: SCIP)
The base became operational in 1965. Escuadrilla de Enlace of the Grupo de Aviación 5 is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 10/28, Size: 3318 m (10885 ft) x 44 m (145 ft), Elev: 69m (227 ft).

 

Santiago / Base Aérea El Bosque (ICAO code: SCBQ)
The base became operational in 1913 as Base Aérea Lo Espejo and got its present name in 1920. Comando Logistico and Comando de Personal are based here.
Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 1836 m (6024 ft) x 40 m (131 ft), Elev: 562m (1844 ft).

 

Santiago / Base Aérea Los Cerillos (ICAO code: SCTI)
The base became operational in 1928. Ala Base 2 is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 03/21, Size: ???? m (???? ft) x ?? m (??? ft), Elev: ??m (1678 ft).

 

Santiago / Base Aérea Pudahuel / Arturo Merino Benitez IAP (ICAO code: SCEL)
The base became operational in 1967. Grupo de Aviación 9 and 10 are based here.
Runway data: Rwy 17R/35L, Size: 3800 m (12467 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 474m (1555 ft).

Runway data: Rwy 17L/35R, Size: 3748 m (12298 ft) x 55 m (180 ft), Elev: 474m (1555 ft).

 

Temuco / Base Aérea Maquehue (ICAO code: SCTC)
The base became operational on 3.8.1928. From 2003 the base is a
Base de Apoyo Logístico.
Runway data: Rwy 06/24, Size: 1700 m (5577 ft) x 45 m (148 ft), Elev: 93m (304 ft).

 

Valparaiso / Base Aérea Quintero (ICAO code: SCER)
The base became operational on 27.10.1927 and was deactivated in 1981. In 2003 the base was reactivated and II Brigada Aérea is based here.
Runway data: Rwy 02/20, Size: 1200 m (3937 ft) x 50 m (164 ft), Elev: 4m (12 ft).

 

 

 

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