Guaraní International Airport

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Guaraní International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional Guaraní
Guarani airport.jpg
IATA: AGTICAO: SGES
AGT is located in Paraguay
AGT
AGT
Location of airport in Paraguay
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Serves Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
Elevation AMSL 846 ft / 258 m
Coordinates Coordinates: 25°27′19″S 054°50′36″W / 25.45528°S 54.84333°W / -25.45528; -54.84333
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 3,400 11,154 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 45,566
Statistics: DINAC[1]
Source: DAFIF[2][3]

Guarani International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional "Guaraní") (IATA: AGT[4]ICAO: SGES[5]) is an international airport serving Ciudad del Este, capital of the Alto Paraná Department of Paraguay.

History[edit]

The airport is located in the city of Minga Guazú and is Paraguay's second international airport. The airport was built to replace the city's former Alejo García Airport, which eventually was surrounded by the city's development.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
TAM Paraguay Asunción, São Paulo-Guarulhos

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Atlas Air Lagos, Sharjah, Hong Kong

Access[edit]

The airport is located 25 km (16 mi) from downtown Ciudad del Este.

References[edit]

  1. ^ DINAC Statistics for the Airport
  2. ^ Airport information for SGES at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for AGT at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  4. ^ Accident history for AGT at Aviation Safety Network
  5. ^ (Spanish) Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica (DINAC)

External links[edit]