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Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base

Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base
Base Aérea Capitán Ernesto Esguerra Cubides
ICAO: SKTQ
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Colombian Air Force
Location Tres Esquinas, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 178 m / 585 ft
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,896 6,220 Concrete
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base (ICAO: SKTQ), also known as Tres Esquinas Air Base, is a Colombian military base assigned to the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana or FAC) Combat Air Command No. 6 (Comando Aéreo de Combate No. 6 or CACOM 6). The base is located at Tres Esquinas (English: Three Corners) in the Caquetá department of Colombia.[3] It is named in honor of Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides.[4]

Facilities

The air base resides at an elevation of 585 feet (178 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with a concrete surface measuring 6,220 by 79 feet (1,896 m × 24 m).[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Airport information for SKTQ from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for TQS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ (Spanish) CACOM 6 - Tres Esquinas (Caquetá) - Comando Aéreo de Combate No.6
  4. ^ (Spanish) Capitán Ernesto Esguerra Cubides

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