Libertador General José de San Martín Airport

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Libertador General José de San Martín Airport
Aeropuerto de Posadas "Libertador General San Martín"
International Libertador General José de San Martín Airport - PSS - Posadas - Misiones - Argentina.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorAeropuertos Argentina 2000
ServesPosadas, Misiones Province, Argentina
LocationRuta N12, Km 1336, Posadas (N3300)
Elevation AMSL430 ft / 131 m
Coordinates27°23′09″S 55°58′14″W / 27.38583°S 55.97056°W / -27.38583; -55.97056Coordinates: 27°23′09″S 55°58′14″W / 27.38583°S 55.97056°W / -27.38583; -55.97056
Map
PSS is located in Argentina
PSS
PSS
Location of airport in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers209,000
Passenger change 10–17Increase115.5%
Aircraft movements2,190
Movements change 10–17Increase46.6%
Sources: AIP,[1] ORSNA,[2] DAFIF,[3][4] 2010 World Airport Traffic Report.[5]

Libertador General José de San Martín Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Posadas "Libertador General San Martín") (IATA: PSS, ICAO: SARP) is located 7.5 km (4.7 mi) northwest of the center of Posadas, a city in the Misiones Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 329 hectares (813 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.[1][2]

It has a 6,500 m² terminal, 67,740 m² of runways, and parking spaces for 100 vehicles. In 2007, it handled 65,019 passengers. At its peak in 1997, it handled 164,586 passengers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas
Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Córdoba
Flybondi Buenos Aires-El Palomar[6]

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
2001 128,000 - 2,666 - - -
2002 93,000 Decrease 27.35% 1,684 Decrease 36.83% - -
2003 101,787 Increase 4.30% 1,297 Decrease 22.98% - -
2004 122,000 Increase 25.77% 1,484 Increase14.42% - -
2005 113,000 Decrease 7.38% 1,482 Decrease0.13% 564 Increase 8.25%
2006 108,000 Decrease 4.42% 1,334 Decrease 9.99% 455 Decrease19.33%
2007 65,019 Decrease39.80% 863 Decrease35.31% 313 Decrease31.21%
2008 62,000 Decrease4.64% 742 Decrease 14.02% 210 Decrease32.91%
2009 114,000 Increase83.87% 1,325 Increase78.57% 345 Increase64.29%
2010 97,000 Decrease 14.91% 1,494 Increase12.75% 379 Increase 9.86%
2011 93,000 Decrease 4.12% 1,319 Decrease11.71% - -
2012 96,000 Increase 3.23% 1,361 Increase3.18% - -
2013 111,000 Increase 15.63% 1,431 Increase5.14% - -
2014 129,000 Increase 16.22% 1,529 Increase6.85% - -
2015 175,000 Increase 35.66% 1,948 Increase27.40% - -
2016 174,000 Decrease 0.57 1,964 Increase0.82 - -
2017 209,000 Increase 20.11% 2,190 Increase11.51 - -
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On June 12, 1988, Austral Lineas Aereas Flight 46 undershot the runway, resulting in 22 deaths.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Spanish) "SARP - Posadas / Libertador Gral. D. José de San Martín" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-31. at AIP Argentina
  2. ^ a b (in Spanish) Aeropuerto de Posadas "Libertador General San Martín"[permanent dead link] at Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA)
  3. ^ Airport information for SARP at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  4. ^ Airport information for PSS at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  5. ^ Airport Council International 2010 World Airport Traffic Report
  6. ^ Flybondi begin service to Posadas from April 2018

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