Hermes Quijada International Airport

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Hermes Quijada International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Río Grande - Hermes Quijada
El Aeropuerto desde la pista 2014-04-10 20-28.jpg
IATA: RGAICAO: SAWE
RGA is located in Tierra del Fuego
RGA
RGA
Location of airport in Tierra del Fuego
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego
Location Ruta N3, km 2819. (V9420). RÍO GRANDE
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 53°46′52″S 67°45′14″W / 53.78111°S 67.75389°W / -53.78111; -67.75389Coordinates: 53°46′52″S 67°45′14″W / 53.78111°S 67.75389°W / -53.78111; -67.75389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 2,000 6,557 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Total Passengers 154.603 [1]
Source: DAFIF
For the airport serving Rio Grande, Brazil, see Rio Grande Airport.

Hermes Quijada International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto International de Río Grande - Hermes Quijada) (IATA: RGAICAO: SAWE) is an airport in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina serving the city of Río Grande.

It has 80,000m² of runways, 11,500m² of taxiways, 1,250m² of terminal, a 230m² cargo terminal and 1,700² of hangars. It is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. In 2007 RGA handled 38,901 passengers, and in 2006 just 14,345.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Aerolíneas Argentinas
operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas
Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
LADE Comodoro Rivadavia, El Calafate, Río Gallegos, Ushuaia
Sol Líneas Aéreas Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavia, Esquel, Mar del Plata, Río Gallegos, Trelew

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 98,828 Decrease 6.37% 4,114 Decrease 35.88% 1,033 Increase 5.73%
2006 103,560 Increase 4.79% 3,359 Decrease 18.35% 1,283 Increase 24.20%
2007 100,973 Decrease 2.50% 3,898 Increase 16.05% 910 Decrease 29.07%
2008 78,455 Decrease 22.30% 3,423 Decrease 12.19% 288 Decrease 68.35%
2009 89,789 Increase 14.45% 4,112 Increase 20.13% 175 Decrease 39.24%
2010 99,017 Increase 10.28% 4,563 Increase 10.97% 580 Increase231.43%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)

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