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LPB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LPB / SLLP
Airport Names:
  1. El Alto International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional El Alto
Location: La Paz, Bolivia
GPS Coordinates: 16°30'47"S by 68°11'31"W
Area Served: La Paz, Bolivia
Operator/Owner: Abertis Airports
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 13,325 feet (4,061 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about El Alto International Airport (LPB):

  • In addition to being known as "El Alto International Airport", another name for LPB is "Aeropuerto Internacional El Alto".
  • On 1 March 1997, the Government of Bolivia entered into a 25-year contract with Airport Group International to operate the three largest airports in Bolivia – El Alto Airport in La Paz, Jorge Wilstermann Airport in Cochabamba and Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz.
  • The closest airport to El Alto International Airport (LPB) is Apolo Airport (APB), which is located 118 miles (189 kilometers) N of LPB.
  • El Alto International Airport handled 833,212 passengers last year.
  • Because of El Alto International Airport's high elevation of 13,325 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at LPB. Combined with a high temperature, this could make LPB a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The airport is located in the city of El Alto and has served since the first half of the 20th century, but was modernized in the late 1960s, when its runway was lengthened and a new passenger terminal with modern facilities was built.
  • El Alto International Airport (LPB) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from El Alto International Airport (LPB) is Sanya Phoenix International Airport (SYX), which is nearly antipodal to El Alto International Airport (meaning El Alto International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Sanya Phoenix International Airport), and is located 12,236 miles (19,692 kilometers) away in Sanya, Hainan, China.
  • The Bolivian territory is characterized by extremely eventful relief.

Map of Nearest Airports from El Alto International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from El Alto International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1117.72 miles (189.45 km) NApolo Airport (APB)Apolo, La Paz, BoliviaView Apolo Airport on a map View satellite image of Apolo Airport Set APB as destination Airport Get more information about Apolo Airport
2147.20 miles (236.90 km) ESEJorge Wilstermann International Airport (CBB)Cochabamba, BoliviaView Jorge Wilstermann International Airport on a map View satellite image of Jorge Wilstermann International Airport Set CBB as destination Airport Get more information about Jorge Wilstermann International Airport
3148.82 miles (239.50 km) NECapitán Germán Quiroga Guardia Airport (SRJ)San Borja, BoliviaView Capitán Germán Quiroga Guardia Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán Germán Quiroga Guardia Airport Set SRJ as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán Germán Quiroga Guardia Airport
4149.25 miles (240.19 km) WNWInca Manco Cápac International Airport (JUL)Juliaca, PeruView Inca Manco Cápac International Airport on a map View satellite image of Inca Manco Cápac International Airport Set JUL as destination Airport Get more information about Inca Manco Cápac International Airport
5151.35 miles (243.57 km) NNERurrenabaque Airport (RBQ)Rurrenabaque, BoliviaView Rurrenabaque Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurrenabaque Airport Set RBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Rurrenabaque Airport
6189.98 miles (305.74 km) SWChacalluta International Airport (ACM)Arica, Amazonas, ColombiaView Chacalluta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chacalluta International Airport Set ACM as destination Airport Get more information about Chacalluta International Airport
7189.98 miles (305.74 km) SWChacalluta International Airport (ARI)Arica, ChileView Chacalluta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chacalluta International Airport Set ARI as destination Airport Get more information about Chacalluta International Airport
8223.56 miles (359.79 km) WSWIlo Airport (ILQ)Ilo, Moquegua Region, PeruView Ilo Airport on a map View satellite image of Ilo Airport Set ILQ as destination Airport Get more information about Ilo Airport
9225.03 miles (362.16 km) WRodríguez Ballón International Airport (AQP)Arequipa, PeruView Rodríguez Ballón International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rodríguez Ballón International Airport Set AQP as destination Airport Get more information about Rodríguez Ballón International Airport
10229.56 miles (369.43 km) NELa Esperanza Airport (LEZ)La Esperanza, HondurasView La Esperanza Airport on a map View satellite image of La Esperanza Airport Set LEZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Esperanza Airport
11247.29 miles (397.97 km) ENETeniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport (TDD)Trinidad, BoliviaView Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport on a map View satellite image of Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport Set TDD as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport
12257.25 miles (414.01 km) SEJuana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport (SRE)Sucre, BoliviaView Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport on a map View satellite image of Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport Set SRE as destination Airport Get more information about Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport
13264.45 miles (425.59 km) NESanta Ana del Yacuma Airport (SBL)Santa Ana del Yacuma, BoliviaView Santa Ana del Yacuma Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Ana del Yacuma Airport Set SBL as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Ana del Yacuma Airport
14278.21 miles (447.74 km) NNWPadre Aldamiz International Airport (PEM)Puerto Maldonado, PeruView Padre Aldamiz International Airport on a map View satellite image of Padre Aldamiz International Airport Set PEM as destination Airport Get more information about Padre Aldamiz International Airport
15286.02 miles (460.30 km) SSEUyuni Joya Andina Airport (UYU)Uyuni, Potosí, BoliviaView Uyuni Joya Andina Airport on a map View satellite image of Uyuni Joya Andina Airport Set UYU as destination Airport Get more information about Uyuni Joya Andina Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from El Alto International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from El Alto International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,236.23 miles (19,692.25 km) NESanya Phoenix International Airport (SYX)Sanya, Hainan, ChinaView Sanya Phoenix International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sanya Phoenix International Airport Set SYX as destination Airport Get more information about Sanya Phoenix International Airport
212,216.98 miles (19,661.28 km) ENEChu Lai Airport (VCL)Chu Lai, Quang Nam, VietnamView Chu Lai Airport on a map View satellite image of Chu Lai Airport Set VCL as destination Airport Get more information about Chu Lai Airport
312,195.30 miles (19,626.38 km) EĐà Nẵng International Airport (DAD)Da Nang, VietnamView Đà Nẵng International Airport on a map View satellite image of Đà Nẵng International Airport Set DAD as destination Airport Get more information about Đà Nẵng International Airport
412,184.38 miles (19,608.81 km) NNEHaikou Meilan International Airport (HAK)Haikou, Hainan, ChinaView Haikou Meilan International Airport on a map View satellite image of Haikou Meilan International Airport Set HAK as destination Airport Get more information about Haikou Meilan International Airport
512,181.40 miles (19,604.01 km) NEPhu Cat Airport (UIH)Qui Nhơn, Binh Dinh, VietnamView Phu Cat Airport on a map View satellite image of Phu Cat Airport Set UIH as destination Airport Get more information about Phu Cat Airport
612,164.69 miles (19,577.12 km) EPhu Bai International Airport (HUI)Huế, Thừa Thiên–Huế, VietnamView Phu Bai International Airport on a map View satellite image of Phu Bai International Airport Set HUI as destination Airport Get more information about Phu Bai International Airport
712,098.24 miles (19,470.18 km) NNEZhanjiang Airport (ZHA)Zhanjiang, Guangdong, ChinaView Zhanjiang Airport on a map View satellite image of Zhanjiang Airport Set ZHA as destination Airport Get more information about Zhanjiang Airport
812,079.93 miles (19,440.72 km) NNECam Ranh International Airport (CXR)Cam Ranh, Khánh Hòa, VietnamView Cam Ranh International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cam Ranh International Airport Set CXR as destination Airport Get more information about Cam Ranh International Airport
912,074.36 miles (19,431.75 km) NEBuon Ma Thuot Airport (BMV)Buon Me Thuot, VietnamView Buon Ma Thuot Airport on a map View satellite image of Buon Ma Thuot Airport Set BMV as destination Airport Get more information about Buon Ma Thuot Airport
1012,062.04 miles (19,411.93 km) ENERatanakiri Airport (RBE)Ratanakiri, CambodiaView Ratanakiri Airport on a map View satellite image of Ratanakiri Airport Set RBE as destination Airport Get more information about Ratanakiri Airport
1112,052.69 miles (19,396.88 km) NNEBeihai Fucheng Airport (BHY)Beihai, Guangxi, ChinaView Beihai Fucheng Airport on a map View satellite image of Beihai Fucheng Airport Set BHY as destination Airport Get more information about Beihai Fucheng Airport
1212,043.70 miles (19,382.40 km) NNWZhuhai Jinwan Airport (ZUH)Zhuhai, Guangdong, ChinaView Zhuhai Jinwan Airport on a map View satellite image of Zhuhai Jinwan Airport Set ZUH as destination Airport Get more information about Zhuhai Jinwan Airport
1312,035.30 miles (19,368.90 km) NELien Khuong Airport (DLI)Da Lat, Lam Dong, VietnamView Lien Khuong Airport on a map View satellite image of Lien Khuong Airport Set DLI as destination Airport Get more information about Lien Khuong Airport
1412,030.41 miles (19,361.02 km) NNWMacau International Airport (MFM)Taipa, MacauView Macau International Airport on a map View satellite image of Macau International Airport Set MFM as destination Airport Get more information about Macau International Airport
1512,013.51 miles (19,333.82 km) NNWHong Kong International Airport (HKG)Chek Lap Kok, Hong KongView Hong Kong International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hong Kong International Airport Set HKG as destination Airport Get more information about Hong Kong International Airport