Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport

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Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mendoza "Francisco Gabrielli" – El Plumerillo
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MDZ is located in Argentina
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 (2013)
Total passengers 1.269.289[1]
Sources: AIP,[2] ORSNA,[3] DAFIF[4][5]

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.[2][3]

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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavía, Córdoba, Neuquén, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Aerolíneas Argentinas operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Córdoba, Puerto Iguazú, Salta
LAN Airlines Santiago de Chile
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, San Juan
Sol Líneas Aéreas Córdoba, Comodoro Rivadavía, Neuquén, Rio Gallegos, Rio Grande, Rosario, Ushuaia

Accidents and Incidents[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ a b (Spanish) SAME – MENDOZA / El Plumerillo PDF at AIP Argentina[dead link]
  3. ^ a b (Spanish) Aeropuerto Internacional de Mendoza "Francisco Gabrielli" – El Plumerillo at Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA)
  4. ^ Airport information for SAME at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  5. ^ Airport information for MDZ at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  6. ^ Accident description for CC-CLC-0072 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 25 June 2012.

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