Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza Airport

Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza Airport (IATA: TJA, ICAO: SLTJ) is an airport serving Tarija, the capital of the Tarija Department of Bolivia. The airport is in the southeastern section of the city, which is within a basin of the Cordillera Central mountain range. There is distant mountainous terrain in all quadrants.

Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza Airport
Airport typeCivil/Military
ServesTarija, Bolivia
Elevation AMSL6,084[1] ft / 1,854 m
Coordinates21°33′20″S 64°42′05″W / 21.55556°S 64.70139°W / -21.55556; -64.70139Coordinates: 21°33′20″S 64°42′05″W / 21.55556°S 64.70139°W / -21.55556; -64.70139
TJA is located in Bolivia
Location of airport in Bolivia
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,050 10,007 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[2] Google Maps[3]

The Tarija non-directional beacon (Ident: TJA) and VOR-DME (Ident: TAR) are located on the field.[4][5]

The runway length includes a 355 metres (1,165 ft) displaced threshold on Runway 31.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Amaszonas Santa Cruz de la Sierra–Viru Viru[6]
Boliviana de Aviación Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra–Viru Viru, Sucre, Yacuiba[7]
EcoJet Cochabamba, Guayaramerín, Riberalta, Santa Cruz de la Sierra–Viru Viru[8]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Capitan Oriel Lea Plaza (SLTJ) at World Aero Data". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2020-07-09.
  2. ^ Airport information for Tarija at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ Google Maps - Tarija
  4. ^ Tarija NDB
  5. ^ Tarija VOR
  6. ^ Liu, Jim. "Amaszonas domestic network addition in March 2020". Routesonline. Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  7. ^
  8. ^ October 2014, Timetable, (Spanish)

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