El Palomar Airport
|El Palomar Airport|
|Airport type||Public / Military|
|Location||El Palomar, Argentina|
|Elevation AMSL||18 m / 59 ft|
El Palomar Airport (IATA: EPA, ICAO: SADP), is a military airport in El Palomar, Argentina. It is the homebase of Argentine Air Force 1st Air Brigade (Spanish: Primera Brigada Aérea), located 18 km (11 mi) west of Buenos Aires, near the El Palomar station of the San Martín railway line.
It has been announced that the new Low-cost carrier Flybondi will use this airport in 2017 to fly to Iguazú, Córdoba, Bariloche, Mendoza, Resistencia, Salta, Neuquén, San Miguel de Tucumán, Ushuaia, El Calafate and Río Gallegos.
This airport was being used as a second back up for Aeroparque Jorge Newberry (After Argentina's international airport; Ezeiza) due to maintenance of their runways around November 2010.
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