Esquel Airport


Esquel Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Esquel Airport
nativename = Aeropuerto de Esquel
IATA = EQS
ICAO = SAVE
type = Public
owner =
operator = Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
city-served = Esquel
location = Ruta 40, Km 1771. (U9200)
elevation-f = 190
elevation-m = 58
coordinates = coord|42|54|24.20|S|71|08|48|W|type:airport|display=inline
website =
metric-rwy = y
r1-number = 04/22
r1-length-m = 2,400
r1-length-f = 7,869
r1-surface = Concrete
stat-year = 2007
stat1-header = Total Passengers
stat1-data = 24,892
footnotes = Source: DAFIF

Esquel Airport ( _es. Aeropuerto de Esquel) airport codes|EQS|SAVE is an airport in Chubut Province, Argentina serving the city of Esquel. It is served by Aerolíneas Argentinas and LADE (Líneas Aéreas del Estado).

It was built in 1944, and was officially inaugurated on April 17, 1945. The new terminal was constructed in 1978. The only runway was paved in 1973, and re-paved in 1999 because it was badly hurt.

It has a 1,050m² passenger terminal, 96,500m² of runways, and a 1,050m² hangar.

Since 1998 it has been operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. In January 2008, 2,753 passengers flew through Esquel Airport, and in 2007 24,892 passengers.

Currently (May 2008) operations suspended because of Volcanic Activities in El Chaitén, Chile

Destinations

* "'
**Buenos Aires / "Aeroparque Jorge Newbery" AEP
**San Martín de los Andes / "Aviador Carlos Campos Airport" CPC

* "'
**Buenos Aires / "Aeroparque Jorge Newbery" (Starts July 2008) AEP
**Puerto Madryn / "El Tehuelche Airport" (Starts July 2008) PMY

* "'
**Alto Río Senguer / "Alto Río Senguerr Airport" ARR
**Bariloche / "Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport" BRC
**Buenos Aires / "Aeroparque Jorge Newbery" AEP
**El Bolsón / "El Bolsón Airport" EHL
**El Calafate / "Comandante Armando Tola International Airport" FTE
**José de San Martín / "José de San Martín Airport" JSM
**Mar del Plata / "Brigadier General Bartolomé de la Colina International Airport" MDQ
**Puerto Madryn / "El Tehuelche Airport" PMY
**Rio Gallegos / "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport" RGL
**Río Mayo / "Río Mayo Airport" ROY
**Ushuaia / "Ushuaia Malvinas Argentinas International Airport" USH

External links

* [http://www.orsna.gov.ar/aeropuertos/infoaeropuertos.asp?id_aeropuerto=11] , Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos
* [http://www.aa2000.com.ar] , Aeropuertos Argentina 2000


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