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El Loa Airport
Aeropuerto El Loa - Local 6
Región de Antofagasta
El Loa Airport is a small airport in Chile, serving the region of Calama, Antofagasta Region. The longest runway is 9.478 feet or 2.889 meters long.
Airport size: medium airport Serving area: Calama, Antofagasta Region Longest runway: 9478 (ft)
IATA: CJC, ICAO: SCCF
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About the airport
El Loa Airport (IATA code: CJC, ICAO code: SCCF) is located in the city of Calama, in the northern region of Antofagasta, Chile. It serves as the main gateway to the Atacama Desert, a popular tourist destination known for its stunning landscapes and unique natural wonders.
The airport is situated approximately 5 kilometers northwest of Calama's city center, making it easily accessible for travelers. It offers domestic flights to various destinations within Chile, including Santiago, Antofagasta, and Iquique, as well as limited international flights.
El Loa Airport features modern facilities and amenities to ensure a comfortable travel experience. Passengers can find car rental services, currency exchange, duty-free shops, and a variety of dining options. The airport also provides Wi-Fi access and has a VIP lounge for those seeking additional comfort and privacy.
Transportation options from the airport to nearby cities are readily available, including taxis and shuttle services. Additionally, several hotels are located in close proximity to the airport, offering convenient accommodation options for travelers.
Whether you are visiting the Atacama Desert for its breathtaking landscapes, stargazing opportunities, or cultural experiences, El Loa Airport serves as a convenient and well-equipped starting point for your journey.
Hotels and places to stay
AGUA DEL DESIERTO HOTEL
DIEGO DE ALMAGRO ALTO EL LOA
PARK HOTEL CALAMA
Noi Borde Loa
Hotel Don Manuel
Diego de Almagro Alto el Loa Calama
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Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Abra Pampa
- Antofagasta de la Sierra
- Cruz de Machacamarca
- El Carmen
- La Caldera
- La Poma
- La Quiaca
- Las Carreras
- Las Carreras
- San Antonio
- San Antonio de los Cobres
- San Juan
- San Salvador de Jujuy
- Santa Catalina
- Santa Victoria
- Valle Grande
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.