Comodoro Pierrestegui Airport

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Comodoro Pierrestegui Airport
Aeropuerto de Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui"
IATA: COCICAO: SAAC
Summary
Operator Municipality of Concordia
Serves
Location Monseñor Rosch and Suboficial Principal Tesce (C.P. 3200), Concordia
Elevation AMSL 34 m / 112 ft
Coordinates 31°17′49″S 57°59′48″W / 31.29694°S 57.99667°W / -31.29694; -57.99667Coordinates: 31°17′49″S 57°59′48″W / 31.29694°S 57.99667°W / -31.29694; -57.99667
Map
COC is located in Argentina
COC
COC
Location of the airport in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 1,600 5,249 Asphalt
Sources: ORSNA,[1] World Aero Data,[2] GCM,[3] STV[4]

Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui" Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui") (IATA: COCICAO: SAAC), also known as Concordia Airport, is a domestic airport serving Concordia, Entre Ríos, Argentina. It is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) north of the city.[1]

The airport covers an area of 94 hectares (0.36 sq mi; 230 acres) and has a 257-square-metre (2,770 sq ft) terminal.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 15 November 1975: On approach to the airport inbound from Buenos Aires, an Aerolíneas Argentinas Fokker F28-1000, tail number LV-LOB, struck tree tops 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) short of the runway, causing the nosegear to contact the ground first, shearing off both the nose and the nosegear. There were no reported fatalities, but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and was written off.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Aeropuerto de Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui"" [Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui" Airport]. Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA) (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Airport information for SAAC at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ Airport information for Comodoro Pierrestegui Airport at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  4. ^ Airport information for Concordia "Comodoro Pierrestegui" Airport at Search (for) Travel website.
  5. ^ Accident description for LV-LOB at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.

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