Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO), Copiapó
Desierto de Atacama Airport is an airport designated for use by the public in the Chilean region of Atacama. It is near the city of Copiapó in Copiapo Province.
The airport serves the city and the nearby area. There are major domestic airlines that operate flights to this airport. LAN Airlines and PAL Airlines both operate a scheduled flight to and from Santiago De Chile, the capital of the country.
Sky Airlines flies to and from Antofagasta, El Salvador and Iquique. The airline is also used for chartered flights and for emergency services.
Visitors to the nearby Atacama desert use the airport as a waypoint.
The airport is at an elevation of 670 feet above sea level and has one asphalt runway.