Maria Reiche Neuman Airport

The Maria Reiche Neuman Airport (IATA: NZC, ICAO: SPZA) is a small airport serving Nazca, in the Ica Region of Peru. The airport is named after Maria Reiche, a principal researcher and proponent of the Nazca Lines.

Maria Reiche Neuman Airport

Nazca Airport
LocationNazca, Ica, Peru
Elevation AMSL1,860 ft / 567 m
Coordinates14°51′15″S 74°57′40″W / 14.85417°S 74.96111°W / -14.85417; -74.96111
NZC is located in Peru
Location of the airport in Peru
Direction Length Surface
m ft
7/25 1,004 3,294 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] WAD[2]

The airport receives a small number of domestic charter flights. The main use of the airport is for tourist flights over the Nazca Lines.

Airlines and destinations edit

Aero Cóndor Lima
Aerodiana[3] Charter: Nazca lines
AirMajoro[4] Charter: Nazca Lines
Aero Paracas[5] Charter: Nazca Lines
Aero Nasca[6] Charter: Nazca Lines
Alas Peruanas[7] Charter: Nazca Lines
MovilAir[8] Charter: Nazca Lines

Accidents and incidents edit

  • On 10 June 2010, an AeroDiana Cessna 208 on a sightseeing flight over the Nazca Lines went missing. Authorities suspect that it was hijacked, as a number of occupants had false identities. The pilot and co-pilot later were found alive, but there has been no sign of the aircraft and remaining passengers since.[9]

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