Juan José Rondón Airport (IATA: RON, ICAO: SKPA) is a high-elevation airport serving the town of Paipa in the Boyacá Department of Colombia.
The airport is 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) east of the TermoPaipa power plant and 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of the town, just east of Lake Sochagota. The runway length does not include a 100 metres (330 ft) displaced threshold on Runway 04.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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