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Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base

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Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base

Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base
Base Aérea Coronel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses
Airport type Military
Operator Colombian Air Force
Location Marandúa / Santa Rita, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 87 m / 285 ft
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,067 6,780 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses Air Base (ICAO: SKUA) is a Colombian military base assigned to the Colombian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana or FAC) Eastern Air Group (Grupo Aéreo del Oriente or GAORI). The base is located in Marandúa, near Santa Rita, in the Vichada department of Colombia.[3] It is named in honor of Colonel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses.[4]


The air base resides at an elevation of 285 feet (87 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 6,780 by 145 feet (2,067 m × 44 m). There is also a closed grass runway designated 03/21 which measures 8,110 by 100 feet (2,472 m × 30 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b Airport information for SKUA from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for SKUA at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ (Spanish) GAORI - Marandua (Vichada) - Grupo Aéreo del Oriente
  4. ^ (Spanish) Coronel Luis Arturo Rodríguez Meneses
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