San Carlos de Bariloche Airport

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San Carlos de Bariloche Airport
Aeropuerto de San Carlos de Bariloche
Aeropuerto Internacional Teniente Luis Candelaria (Bariloche).JPG
IATA: BRCICAO: SAZS
Summary
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves San Carlos de Bariloche
Location Ruta Nacional Nº 237 s/n
Elevation AMSL 2,776 ft / 846 m
Coordinates 41°09′04″S 71°09′27″W / 41.15111°S 71.15750°W / -41.15111; -71.15750Coordinates: 41°09′04″S 71°09′27″W / 41.15111°S 71.15750°W / -41.15111; -71.15750
Map
BRC is located in Argentina
BRC
BRC
Location in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 7,703 2,348 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 834,765
Sources: AIP,[1] ORSNA,[2] World Aero Data,[3] Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 statistics for 2013[4]

San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de San Carlos de Bariloche) (IATA: BRCICAO: SAZS) is an international airport serving the city of San Carlos de Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina. It is located 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) out of the city.[2] The airport covers an area of 1,810 hectares (4,500 acres; 7.0 sq mi) and has a 12,000-square-metre (130,000 sq ft) terminal.[2]

In 2007, the airport handled 724,010 passengers. It is the fourth largest airport in Argentina, in terms of traffic.[citation needed]

The airport is named after Teniente Luis Candelaria, who was the first person to fly over the Andes, on 13 April 1918.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Córdoba
Aerolíneas Argentinas Operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras Seasonal: Campinas-Viracopos, Porto Alegre
Gol Transportes Aéreos Seasonal: Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, Campinas-Viracopos, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, São Paulo-Guarulhos
LADE Alto Río Senguer, Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Comodoro Rivadavia, El Bolsón, El Calafate, Esquel, José de San Martín, Mar del Plata, Puerto Madryn, Río Mayo
LAN Airlines Seasonal: Puerto Montt, Santiago de Chile
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
PAL Airlines Seasonal: Santiago de Chile
Sky Airline Seasonal: Santiago de Chile
Sol Líneas Aéreas Comodoro Rivadavia, Esquel, Trelew
TAM Linhas Aéreas Seasonal: Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, Campinas-Viracopos, Curitiba, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Sao Paulo-Guarulhos
Whitejets Seasonal: Campinas-Viracopos, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Accidents involving fatalities[edit]

  • 13 May 1957: A LADE Vickers VC.1 Viking, registration T-3, flew into mountainous terrain, 30 kilometres (19 mi) out of San Carlos de Bariloche. All 16 occupants of the aircraft perished in the accident.[5]
  • 16 March 1975: A LADE Fokker F27-400M, tail number TC-72, struck a mountain, 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of the city, while on approach to the airport inbound from El Palomar. There were 52 fatalities.[6]
  • 21 November 1977: An Austral Líneas Aéreas BAC 1-11, registration LV-JGY, that was operating a non-domestic scheduled Buenos AiresBariloche as Flight 9, made a premature descent and crashed into mountainous terrain on final approach to the airport, 21 kilometres (13 mi) east of the city, killing 46 of 79 occupants on board.[7]

Non-fatal hull-losses[edit]

  • 16 August 1989: A LADE Fokker F28-1000C, tail number TC-51, failed to get airborne and overran the runway, being stopped by a dike.[8]

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 648,569 Increase10.94% 8,730 Decrease 1.47% 589 Increase43.66%
2006 676,197 Increase 4.26% 8,273 Decrease 5.23% 717 Increase21.73%
2007 724,010 Increase 7.07% 7,830 Decrease 5.35% 660 Decrease 7.95%
2008 701,244 Decrease 3.14% 7,667 Decrease 2.08% 432 Decrease34.55%
2009 748,400 Increase 6.72% 8,782 Increase14.54% 269 Decrease37.73%
2010 831,792 Increase11.14% 9,477 Increase 7.91% 274 Increase 1.86%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "SAZS/San Carlos de Bariloche International Airport Fact Sheet" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Aeropuerto de San Carlos de Bariloche" [San Carlos de Bariloche Airport]. Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA) (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Airport information for SAZS at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
  4. ^ "Aumento del 4.4 por ciento en el tráfico de pasajeros en 2013" [4.4 per cent increase in passenger traffic for 2013] (Press release) (in Spanish). Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. 14 January 2014. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Accident description for T-3 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
  6. ^ Accident description for TC-72 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
  7. ^ Accident description for LV-JGY at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.
  8. ^ Accident description for TC-51 at the Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on 23 March 2012.

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