Cheap flights to Teniente Vidal

  • Teniente Vidal Airport (also known as Chaitén Airport) is a small airport located in the town of Chaitén, in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. It is named after Teniente Coronel FAP Cristóbal Vidal Vidal, an officer of the Peruvian Air Force who died during the Cenepa War.
  • The airport has a single runway and offers domestic flights to destinations such as Puerto Montt and Coyhaique. It is primarily used for tourism purposes, as it serves as a gateway to the nearby Chaitén Volcano and the Pumalín Park.
  • The airport was heavily damaged during the eruption of the Chaitén Volcano in 2008 and was closed for several years. It was later rebuilt and reopened in 2012 with improved facilities to accommodate the growing tourism in the region.