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Airport Overview

General Ulpiano Paez Airport  is a public/military joint-use airport serving the coastal city of Salinas, in the Santa Elena Province of Ecuador. The city and airport are on a peninsula extending into the Pacific Ocean. The Salinas non-directional beacon (Ident: SLS) and VOR-DME (Ident: SAV) are located on the field.

Some of the main services of the airport are a medical service and fast-tracked security clearance. In case of any emergency the fire station and ambulances have a prompt response.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Ecuador

Province or District

Santa Elena

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Salinas

Airport’s Complete Name

General Ulpiano Paéz Airport

Latitude

-2.213681

Longitude

-80.975076

Elevation (ft and m)

18 feet/5 metres

IATA Code

SNC 

ICAO Code

SESA

Managing Company or Airport Authority

DIRECCION DE AVIACION CIVIL

Management Contact Person

Cristian Guillen

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

N/A

Source: Sky Ecuador Escuela de Pilotos Salinas

Runways

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

1110 m X 40 m

Runway Orientation

8/26

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good Condition

Runway #2

Runway Dimensions

2437 m X 30 m

Runway Orientation

13/31

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good Condition

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

N/A

Refueling Capacity

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes

Navigation Aids

Yes

Perimeter Fencing

Yes, wire mesh, rusted, in bad conditions due to proximity to the sea. Risk of people and or animal runway invasion.

Windsock

No

 

 

Fuel Services Charges

The only fuelling station is Ecuafuel, the station belongs to PETROECUADOR, an Ecuadorian state company.  In this station large amount of fuel is available.


Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

0.56

Avgas

0.13

The above are referential prices and were obtained from Petrocomercial information (GoE fuel supplier).  In the private sector, each retailer may vary its prices.

Royalties / Non-Objection Fees

N/A