Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport

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Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Cataratas del Iguazú
Aeropuerto Puerto Iguazu.JPG
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos Argentina 2000
ServesPuerto Iguazú, Argentina
Elevation AMSL916 ft / 279 m
Coordinates25°44′10″S 54°28′25″W / 25.73611°S 54.47361°W / -25.73611; -54.47361Coordinates: 25°44′10″S 54°28′25″W / 25.73611°S 54.47361°W / -25.73611; -54.47361
IGR is located in Argentina
Location of airport in Argentina
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,300 10,827 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passenger change 15–16Increase3.6%
Aircraft movements8,721
Movements change 15–16Increase4%
Sources: AIP[2] ORSNA[3] WAD[4] GCM[5]

Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Cataratas del Iguazú) (IATA: IGR, ICAO: SARI), also known as Mayor Carlos Eduardo Krause Airport,[2][4] is an airport in Misiones Province, Argentina serving the city of Puerto Iguazú and providing access to the nearby Iguazú Falls (Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú). It is the easternmost Argentine airport served by scheduled flights. The airport covers an area of 1,804 ha (4,460 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000[2][3]

The airport is in forested countryside 16 kilometres (10 mi) southeast of Puerto Iguazú, and 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of the falls. The Cataratas Del Iguazu VOR-DME (Ident: IGU) is located on the field.[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

View of the terminal ramp and jetways from an aircraft taxiing in to park
Airport terminal, airside
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque
Air Europa Asunción, Madrid
Andes Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque[7]
Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque, Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Córdoba, Mendoza, Rosario, Salta
Flybondi Buenos Aires–El Palomar, Córdoba, Mendoza[8]
JetSmart Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque (begins 04 March 2020)[9], Buenos Aires–El Palomar, Córdoba,[10] Mendoza,[10] Rosario,[10] Salta
LATAM Argentina Buenos Aires–Aeroparque
Norwegian Air Argentina Buenos Aires–Aeroparque


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 489,100 Increase10.74% 5,779 Increase 8.28% 173 Decrease10.82%
2006 490,083 Increase 0.20% 5,913 Increase 2.32% 198 Increase14.45%
2007 569,497 Increase16.20% 6,005 Increase 1.56% 234 Increase18.18%
2008 606,876 Increase 6.56% 6,637 Increase10.52% 314 Increase34.19%
2009 568,764 Decrease 6.28% 6,275 Decrease 5.45% 226 Decrease28.03%
2010 620,755 Increase 9.14% 6,788 Increase 8.18% 200 Decrease11.50%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005–2010)
Traffic by calendar year. Official EANA Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2015 861,000 Increase _ Increase _ Increase
2016 890,000 Increase _ Increase _ Increase
2017 999,000 Increase _ Increase _ Increase
2018 1,089,000 Increase _ Increase _ Increase
EANA [11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ a b c "SARI – CATARATAS DEL IGUAZÚ / Mayor D. Carlos Eduardo Krause" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 May 2011. at AIP Argentina (in Spanish)
  3. ^ a b Aeropuerto de Misiones "Cataratas del Iguazu" Archived 27 November 2012 at at Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA) (in Spanish)
  4. ^ a b Airport information for SARI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  5. ^ Airport information for Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  6. ^ "Cataratas Del Iguazu VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  7. ^ Misiones Online – Andes Airlines to Caratacas
  8. ^ Los precios y destinos de la primera low cost que empezará a volar en el país en febrero
  9. ^ Template:Https://
  10. ^ a b c Liu, Jim. "JetSMART Argentina adds new routes from Nov 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Operations data" (PDF). EANA. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

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