Airport details for: GCHI (Spain)


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General details

Name (city): Hierro
Country: Spain
vACC: vACC Spain

El Hierro Airport GCHI

El Hierro Airport (IATA: VDE, ICAO: GCHI) is an airport located 9 km (5.6 mi) northeast[1] of Valverde. It is the only existing airport on the Island of El Hierro, Spain. It was inaugurated on December 1972 and it is called Aeropuerto de los Cangrejos.

However, in spite of its size and its limited timetable, it was the airport which had the most increased in number of passengers and merchandise in the Canary Islands in the year 2007.

The air traffic is national, and the flights are normally from/to Tenerife North, Gran Canaria and La Palma. In 2011, the airport posted 170.225 passengers, 4.674 operations and 135 tons of merchandise

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Elevation: 103 ft.
Transition altitude: 6000 ft.
MSA: 4100 ft.
Latitude: 27.814722
Longitude: -17.886945
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Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
16 159° 4101ft / 1250 m 71ft 27.81985 -17.889975 - - 3.0°
34 339° 4101ft / 1250 m 103ft 27.809842 -17.884136 - - 3.0°