Beautiful Landing at Pereira City – Colombia – Cockpit View ”HD 1080p”
© Prixioner Bueno
After two failed Approach in Manizales, due bad weather conditions, we decide go to this alternative airport.
Matecaña International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Matecaña) (IATA: PEI, ICAO: SKPE) is an airport located in the city of Pereira, Colombia. It connects the Risaralda department of Colombia. It also serves the cities of Armenia, Cartago, and Manizales in emergency situations.
The airport was built in 1945, and the runway was expanded to its current length between 1966 and 1968. It has one cargo ramp built in 1978. The terminal consists of a departures and an arrivals level, with two jetways attached to it. The city of Pereira owns and manages the terminal building, while the operations are in charge of Aerocivil. On average, there are 25 daily commercial operations.
Airport type Public
Location Pereira, Colombia
Elevation AMSL 4,416 ft / 1,346 m
Coordinates 04°48′45″N 75°44′22″W
Direction Length Surface
08/26 2,020 6,627 Asphalt
Aircraft operations 19,048
Cargo tonnage 1,957
Airlines Destinations Terminal
ADA Medellín -Olaya Herrera
Aexpa Cali, Condoto, Quibdó
Avianca Bogotá, Cartagena
Avianca New York-JFK1
Copa Airlines Colombia Panama City
Easyfly Medellín-Olaya Herrera
LAN Colombia Bogotá
Viva Colombia Bogotá, Cartagena, Santa Marta