Lago Agrio Airport closure   Leave a comment

The airport of Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja) is currently closed until December 14, 2009. All operations are currently suspended in order to repave the runways.

According to DAC (Direccion General de Aviacion) this process also includes the construction of a two-level building that will house the arrival and departure areas.

The cost of the remodeling runs at USD $4,921,786.00.

The only flights to Lago Agrio come from Quito, through VIP and TAME airlines.

During this period, passengers are flown into Coca (Pto.Francisco de Orellana) and make a 90 minute transit by bus north to Lago Agrio.

Lago Agrio Airport

IATA: LGQ – ICAO: SENL

Airport type: Public
Location: Nueva Loja, Ecuador
Elevation AMSL; 982 ft / 299 m
Coordinates: 00°05′33″S 076°52′10″W / 0.0925°S 76.86944°W / -0.0925; -76.86944

Posted September 22, 2009 by sangay in MAINLAND ECUADOR

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