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El Loa International Airport

El Loa Airport
Airport information
 Location of airport in Chile
Airport typeInternational Airport
OwnerDirección de Aeronautica Civil de Chile
OperatorSociedad Concesionaria El Loa S.A
LocationCalama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Elevation2299 m (7543 ft)

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El Loa International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional El Loa) , is the major airport serving Calama, and one of the largest airports in Chile. The main terminal covers 20,000 square meters.

This airport is located approx. 6 km of the city centre. The airport is served by scheduled domestic flights and can serve private international flights.

The airport currently accommodates aircraft with a maximum wingspan of 36m. There are plans construct a second runway able to accommodate wide body jets and military aircraft.

The airport served 247,821 in 2004, 273,275 in 2005, and 315,725 in 2006.

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