Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzáles International Airport Panorama, Peru

Capitán FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport (IATA: CIX, ICAO: SPHI) is an airport serving Chiclayo, Peru and the surrounding metropolitan area. It is run by ADP a private airport operator that operates various airports in northern Peru. It is the main airport of the Lambayeque Region, one of the most populous regions of Peru.

The Chiclayo VOR-DME (Ident: CLA) is 3.57 nautical miles (6.61 km) off the threshold of runway 19. The Chiclayo non-directional beacon (Ident: HIC) is located on the field.

The airport is also used by the Peruvian Air Force. It hosts one of the Air Force's two air superiority/interceptor squadrons, Escuadrón Aéreo 612 (Fighter Squadron 612 "Fighting Cocks"). The blast shelters housing the squadron's Mig 29 aircraft are visible from the airport runways.

The airport is named after Jose Quiñones Gonzalez, a FAP pilot who was killed during the Ecuadorian-Peruvian War of 1941.


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