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El Plumerillo International Airport

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El Plumerillo International Airport

Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mendoza "Francisco Gabrielli" - El Plumerillo
Location of airport in Argentina
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Mendoza Province & Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
Elevation AMSL 2,310 ft / 704 m
Coordinates 32°49′54″S 068°47′34″W / 32.83167°S 68.79278°W / -32.83167; -68.79278Coordinates: 32°49′54″S 068°47′34″W / 32.83167°S 68.79278°W / -32.83167; -68.79278

Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,789 9,151 Concrete
Statistics (2010)
Total Passengers 976,989
Sources: AIP,[1] ORSNA,[2] DAFIF[3][4]

Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Gobernador Francisco Gabrielli) (IATA: MDZICAO: SAME), better known as El Plumerillo International Airport, is located 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) northeast of the centre of Mendoza, a city in the Mendoza Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 490 hectares (1,200 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.[1][2]

The terminal building is 12,800 square metres (138,000 sq ft) and has two levels. There are 161 parking spaces at the airport, one infrequently used arrival/departure lounge, and 4 gates.

Address: Ruta Nacional 40, Acceso Norte, km 15 - (5539) Las Heras, Mendoza - Argentina[5]

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Accidents and Incidents

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External links

  • Mendoza, MDZ at Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 (official web site)
  • NWS
  • Aviation Safety Network
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