General Enrique Mosconi International Airport

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General Enrique Mosconi International Airport
Aeropuerto de Comodoro Rivadavia "Gral. Enrique Mosconi"
IATA: CRDICAO: SAVC
WMO: 87860
Summary
Airport type Public/Military
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves Comodoro Rivadavia
Location Camino del aeropuerto Km. 9 (CP 9000), Comodoro Rivadavia
Hub for LADE
Elevation AMSL 190 ft / 58 m
Coordinates 45°47′07″S 67°27′56″W / 45.78528°S 67.46556°W / -45.78528; -67.46556Coordinates: 45°47′07″S 67°27′56″W / 45.78528°S 67.46556°W / -45.78528; -67.46556
Map
CRD is located in Argentina
CRD
CRD
Location of the airport in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,827 9,275 Concrete
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 389,595
Passenger change 09–10 Increase15.1%
Aircraft movements 9,779
Movements change 09–10 Increase0.8%
Sources: ORSNA,[1] World Aero Data,[2] 2010 World Airport Traffic Report.[3]

General Enrique Mosconi International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional General Enrigue Mosconi) (IATA: CRDICAO: SAVC) is an international airport in the Chubut Province, Argentina serving Comodoro Rivadavia. The airfield is located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) of the city, covers an area of 810 hectares (2,000 acres; 3.1 sq mi), and has a 4,000 square metres (43,000 sq ft) terminal.[1]

The airport is the main hub from LADE.

History[edit]

It was built in 1929, and was officially inaugurated with an Aeroposta Argentina flight between Bahía Blanca and Comodoro Rivadavia vía San Antonio Oeste and Trelew on 1 November 1929. The new terminal was constructed in 1952. The airport was named after the Argentine military engineer Enrique Mosconi.

Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 has been operating the airport since the early 2000s.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Córdoba, Mendoza, Neuquén
Aerolíneas Argentinas operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
LADE Alto Río Senguer, Bahia Blanca, San Carlos de Bariloche, Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Córdoba, El Bolsón, El Calafate, Esquel, José de San Martín, Mar del Plata, Necochea, Paraná, Puerto Deseado, Puerto Madryn, Puerto San Julián, Puerto Santa Cruz, Rio Gallegos, Rio Grande, Río Mayo, San Antonio Oeste, Trelew, Ushuaia, Viedma
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Sol Líneas Aéreas Bahia Blanca, San Carlos de Bariloche, Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Córdoba, Esquel, Mar del Plata, Neuquén, Rio Gallegos, Rio Grande, Rosario, Trelew, Ushuaia

Statistics[edit]

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2005 271,777 Decrease 6.34% 8,331 Decrease 9.85% 1,128 Increase 5.42%
2006 277,009 Increase 1.93% 7,981 Decrease 4.20% 1,361 Increase20.66%
2007 289,750 Increase 4.60% 8,621 Increase 8.02% 1,080 Decrease20.65%
2008 235,292 Decrease18.79% 8,552 Decrease 0.80% 1,849 Increase71.20%
2009 338,473 Increase43.85% 9,704 Increase13.47% 868 Decrease53.06%
2010 389,595 Increase15.10% 9,779 Increase 0.77% 1,203 Increase38.59%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aeropuerto de Comodoro Rivadavia "Gral. Enrique Mosconi"". Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuerto (ORSNA) (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Airport information for SAVC at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  3. ^ Airport Council International 2010 World Airport Traffic Report
  4. ^ Accident description for CTA-4 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 8 March 2012.
  5. ^ Accident description for T-84 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 8 March 2012.

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