Viru Viru International Airport Code VVI

Airport Codes

IATA CODE VVI
ICAO CODE SLVR
FAA CODE --
WORLD AREA CODE 312
COUNTRY CODE BOL
ZIP CODE --
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE VVI

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -17°-38'-41"S / -63°-8'-7"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: SLVR
Observation Time: 15/03/2021 3:18 am

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About Viru Viru International Airport Code

Viru Viru International Airport code is VVI. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Located at a height of 373 meters above sea level,  Viru Viru International Airport serves Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 

About Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)                  

Regarded as Bolivia’s largest airport, Viru Viru International Airport (VVI Airport) is the lifeline of the country. It serves all domestic, international, and regional flights from Europe, South American, and North America. The airport has a capacity to handle the operations of aircraft up to Boeing 747-400. 

Viru Viru International Airport (VVI Airport) commenced its operations in 1983 to replace El Trompillo Airport. It soon became the main hub for international flights in the country including Bolivia’s biggest airline Boliviana de Aviacion. 

Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) Runway

Viru Viru International Airport (VVI Airport) is serviced by a single concrete runway 16/34. This runway welcomes more than 2 million passengers on its strip annually. 

Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) Terminal

Apart from being one of the best airports in the country, this facility is also famous for its state-of-the-art terminal. It hosts lounges, multi-cuisine, and ATMs among other amenities. 

Nearest Airports to Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)

  • Vallegrande Airport : 85.63 miles 
  • San Javier Airport : 104.64 miles
  • Ascension Airport : 118.5 miles 
  • Conception Airport : 127.01 miles 
  • San Jose Airport : 157.94 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)

  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Air Europa
  • Amaszonas
  • Boliviana de Aviacion
  • Conviasa
  • Copa Airlines
  • EcoJet
  • Gol Transportes Aereos
  • LATAM Brasil
  • LATAM Chile
  • LATAM Peru

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
16-34 11,483 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes
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