Iglesia San Pedro - Caracoles, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Church of San Pedro de Atacama
The Church of San Pedro de Atacama (Iglesia San Pedro de Atacama) is a Catholic church in San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Constructed during the Spanish colonial period, it is reportedly the second oldest church in Chile. Indigenous adobe material was used in the church's construction, whose appearance is characterized as simple and elegant. The church was built in the seventeenth century, underwent modifications in the eighteenth century, and additions were made in the nineteenth century. The church was declared a historical monument in 1951.
Meteorite Museum, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
This museum has one of the largest collections of Meteorites in the world, all fallen in the Atacama desert, today exceeding 6,000 pieces, of which the 77 most relevant of this vast collection are on display. And it is the result of the enthusiasm of 2 brothers, who for more than 30 years have gone into the Atacama desert, in a tireless search for these sidereal impacts.
Airport El Loa Calama (CJC), Calama, El Loa, Chile
El Loa Airport
El Loa Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto El Loa) (IATA: CJC, ICAO: SCCF), is the major airport serving Calama, a city in the Antofagasta Region of Chile. It is one of the largest airports in Chile.
The airport is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the city centre. It currently accommodates aircraft with a maximum wingspan of 36 metres (118 ft) thus limited to narrow body airliners like the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737. There are plans to construct a second runway with capacity to accommodate wide body jets and military aircraft.
The Calama VOR-DME (Ident: LOA) is located 0.7 nautical miles (1.3 km) off the approach threshold of Runway 28. The Calama non-directional beacon (Ident: LOA) is located on the field.