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Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base

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Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base

Captain Ernesto Esguerra Cubides Air Base
Base Aérea Capitán Ernesto Esguerra Cubides
Airport type Military
Operator Colombian Air Force
Location Tres Esquinas, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 178 m / 585 ft
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]


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]


  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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