Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport

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Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport
Aeropuerto de Rio Gallegos "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández"
Río Gallegos airport.jpg
IATA: RGLICAO: SAWG
RGL is located in Argentina
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Location of the airport in Argentina
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina
Location Ruta N3, km 2618. (Z9400). RÍO GALLEGOS
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 51°36′31″S 69°18′45″W / 51.60861°S 69.31250°W / -51.60861; -69.31250Coordinates: 51°36′31″S 69°18′45″W / 51.60861°S 69.31250°W / -51.60861; -69.31250
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 3,550 11,639 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 201,623
Sources: AIP,[1] ORSNA,[2] DAFIF[3][4]

Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Rio Gallegos "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández") (IATA: RGLICAO: SAWG) is located 4.5 km (2.8 mi) west-southwest of the center of Río Gallegos, a city in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 1150 hectares (2841 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.[1][2]

It is served by Aerolíneas Argentinas, LAN Argentina and LADE. It has 149,750 m² of runways, 74,690 m² of taxiways, 2,285 m² of terminal, and 2,187 m² of hangars. It was constructed in 1964, and the paved runway was inaugurated in 1972 with a Caravelle flight of Aerolíneas Argentinas. Rio Gallegos' airport has the longest runway in the country.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Aerolíneas Argentinas Operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
LADE Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavia, El Calafate, Esquel, Gobernador Gregores, Puerto Deseado, Puerto San Julián, Puerto Santa Cruz, Río Grande, Ushuaia
LAN Airlines Punta Arenas, Mount Pleasant
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Sol Líneas Aéreas Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavia, Esquel, Mar del Plata, Río Grande, Trelew, Ushuaia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Spanish) SAWG - RIO GALLEGOS / Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández PDF at AIP Argentina
  2. ^ a b (Spanish) Aeropuerto de Rio Gallegos "Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández" at Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA)
  3. ^ Airport information for SAWG at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  4. ^ Airport information for RGL at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).

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