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## Chile

Air Force

#### Military Air Bases and Airfields

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).