Resistencia International Airport

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Resistencia International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Resistencia
Aeropuerto Internacional Resistencia from entry.jpg
RES is located in Argentina
Location of airport in Argentina
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Resistencia, Chaco
Location Ruta N11, Km 1003.4, Resistencia (H3500)
Elevation AMSL 170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 27°26′59″S 059°03′22″W / 27.44972°S 59.05611°W / -27.44972; -59.05611Coordinates: 27°26′59″S 059°03′22″W / 27.44972°S 59.05611°W / -27.44972; -59.05611
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,850 9,344 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 99,169
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Resistencia International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Resistencia) (IATA: RESICAO: SARE) is an airport in Chaco Province, Argentina serving the city of Resistencia, built in 1965 while the terminal was completed in 1971. It is also known as Aeropuerto de Resistencia General José de San Martín.

It has a 6,500 square metres (70,000 sq ft) passenger terminal, 128,850 square metres (1,386,900 sq ft) of runways, a 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres) platform (which can support large airliners such as a Boeing 747), parking for 150 cars and it is the base of the RANE (Región Aérea Noreste). In 2007, 99,169 passengers left Resistencia in 2,957 flights.

It is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro International Airport, serving Corrientes, is 16 km (10 mi) from this airport, and it is usual to fly from one and return to the other.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Aerolíneas Argentinas Operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque


  1. ^ Airport information for SARE at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for RES at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).

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