Dr. Luis María Argaña International Airport
|Dr. Luis María Argaña International Airport|
Aeropuerto Dr. Luis María Argaña
|Serves||Mariscal Estigarribia, Paraguay|
|Elevation AMSL||553 ft / 169 m|
The airport is named after Luis María Argaña, a vice president who was assassinated in 1999. It is operated by Paraguayan military authorities. GlobalSecurity.org states that some believe the United States are using the airport as a permanent military base. However, they go on to say that this is false.
With 3,500 m (11,483 ft), its runway is the longest in the country, more than Asunción's airport.
- Airport information for SGME at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
- Airport information for SGME at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
- Dr. Luis Maria Argana International Airport Mariscal Estigarribia, Paraguay
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