Sources: AIP, ORSNA, World Aero Data, Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 statistics for 2013
San Carlos de Bariloche Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de San Carlos de Bariloche) (IATA: BRC, ICAO: 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. 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.
In 2007, the airport handled 724,010 passengers. It is the fourth largest airport in Argentina, in terms of traffic.
13 May 1957: A LADEVickers 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.
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.
21 November 1977: An Austral Líneas AéreasBAC 1-11, registration LV-JGY, that was operating a domestic non-scheduled Buenos Aires–Bariloche 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.