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Encyclopedia > El Alto International Airport
El Alto International Airport
IATA: LPB - ICAO: SLLP
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator abertis airports (Abertis)
Serves La Paz
Elevation AMSL 13,325 ft (4,061 m)
Coordinates 16°30′48″S, 68°11′32″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 13,123 4,000 Concrete
10L/28R 6,725 2,050 Grass

El Alto International Airport (IATA: LPB, ICAO: SLLP) is an international airport located in El Alto, near the city of La Paz, Bolivia; it serves national and international air traffic. At an altitude of 13,313 ft, it is one of the highest international airports in the world. The facility serves as a focus city for Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, Bolivia's national air carrier, and is a hub for Aerosur, the country's second largest air carrier and largest private airline. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Abertis Infraestructuras, SA, (IBEX-35:ABE) is a Spanish corporation. ... Location of La Paz within Bolivia Coordinates: , Country Departament Province Pedro Domingo Murillo Province Founded October 20, 1548 Incorporated (El Alto) 20th century Government  - Mayor Juan Del Granado Area  - City 470 km²  (181. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... ‹ The template below (Unit of length) is being considered for deletion. ... This article is about the construction material. ... Cut grass growing on in the Hudson River Park Tall grass growing wild at Lyme Park Grass covered house in Iceland. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... The city of El Alto (Spanish for The High) is a suburb of La Paz, Bolivia. ... Location of La Paz within Bolivia Coordinates: , Country Departament Province Pedro Domingo Murillo Province Founded October 20, 1548 Incorporated (El Alto) 20th century Government  - Mayor Juan Del Granado Area  - City 470 km²  (181. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... LAB Boeing 727-200 (CP-1366) at Cochabamba Airport Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano (LAB Airlines) was the national and international passenger airline of Bolivia, based in Cochabamba. ... Aerosur (Compania Boliviana de Transporte Aereo Privado) is an airline based in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. ...

El Alto International Airport
El Alto International Airport

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Operators

On March 1, 1997, the Government of Bolivia entered into a 25 year contract with Airport Group International to operate the three largest airports in Bolivia – El Alto Airport in La Paz, Jorge Wilstermann Airport in Cochabamba and Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Servicios de Aeropuertos Bolivianos Sociedad Anonima (SABSA)was created to operate the concession. In 1999 Airport Group International was purchased by TBI plc and, in 2004, Spain's Abertis/AENA purchased TBI. LAB Boeing 727-200 at Jorge Wilstermann Airport Jorge Wilstermann International Airport, known in Spanish as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Wilstermann (IATA: CBB, ICAO: SLCB) is an airport serving the city of Cochabamba in central Bolivia. ... The centre of Cochabamba Ayacucho Avenue Cochabamba is a city in central Bolivia, located in a valley bearing the same name in the Andes mountain range. ... Viru Viru International Airport (IATA: VVI) is an aviation facility located in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. ... Coordinates: , Country Bolivia Department Santa Cruz Province Andrés Ibáñez Founded February 26, 1561 Government  - Mayor Percy Fernández Area  - City 325. ... TBI plc is an airport operator, incorporated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s. ... Abertis Infraestructuras, SA, (IBEX-35:ABE) is a Spanish corporation. ...


Incidents

On March 8, 2006, a Learjet airplane belonging to Argentina's military crashed just minutes after taking off from El Alto on its way to Viru Viru International Airport, killing all six people on board. is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Learjet is a manufacturer of business jets for civilian and military use. ... Viru Viru International Airport (IATA: VVI) is an aviation facility located in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. ...


Airlines and destinations

  • Aerosur (Cobija, Cochabamba, Lima, Puerto Suárez, Rurrenabaque, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Sucre, Trinidad, Uyuni)
  • American Airlines (Miami)
  • LAN Airlines (Arica, Iquique, Santiago de Chile)
    • LAN Peru (Lima, Santa Cruz de la Sierra)
  • TACA

Aerosur (Compania Boliviana de Transporte Aereo Privado) is an airline based in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. ... American Airlines, Inc. ... LAN Airlines Sociedad Anónima NYSE: LFL (formerly LanChile) is an airline based in Santiago, Chile. ... LAN Peru is an airline based in Lima, Peru. ... Grupo Taca is the flag airline of El Salvador, comprised of a group of five combined Central American airlines. ... TACA Peru is an airline based in Lima, Peru. ...

External link

  • World Aero Data airport information for SLLP

  Results from FactBites:
 
El Alto International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (210 words)
El Alto International Airport (IATA: LPB) is an international airport located in El Alto, near the city of La Paz, Bolivia; it serves national and international air traffic.
At an altitude of 13,313 ft, it is one of the highest international airports in the world.
The facility serves as a focus city for Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, Bolivia's national air carrier, and is a hub for Aerosur, the country's second largest air carrier and largest private airline.
Viru Viru International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (312 words)
Viru Viru International Airport (IATA: VVI) is an aviation facility located in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
The idea to have an airport in Santa Cruz was conceived in 1976.
The airport is a hub for Lloyd Aereo Boliviano, and most of the flights that arrive here are either domestic flights, or flights from neighboring South American countries.
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