Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport

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Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Córdoba "Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella"
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves Córdoba
Location Córdoba, Córdoba Province, Argentina
Elevation AMSL 489 m / 1,604 ft
Coordinates 31°18′36″S 64°12′30″W / 31.31000°S 64.20833°W / -31.31000; -64.20833Coordinates: 31°18′36″S 64°12′30″W / 31.31000°S 64.20833°W / -31.31000; -64.20833
Website Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Map
COR is located in Argentina
COR
COR
Location of the airport in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 3,200 10,498 Asphalt
05/23 2,280 7,480 Concrete
Statistics (2016)
Total passengers 2.213.039 [1]
Sources: Argentinian AIP,[2] ORSNA[3]

Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Cordoba "Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella") (IATA: CORICAO: SACO), more commonly known as Pajas Blancas, is located 9 km (5.6 mi) north-northwest[2] away from the center of Córdoba, the capital city of the Córdoba Province. The airport covers an area of 1,020 ha (2,520 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.[2][3]

Overview[edit]

Check-in area

Cordoba is currently[when?] Argentina's third-largest airport, after Ministro Pistarini International Airport and Aeroparque Jorge Newbery, both of which are located in Buenos Aires.

The airport had been a jetport for a long time,[clarification needed] but it had been lacking the size to receive larger numbers of passengers until Aeropuertos Argentina 2000, a private company that operates several airports in Argentina, decided to give internal Argentine airports more money so that they could expand and lure more airlines. Up until that moment, the Taravella airport, which was named after an architect, only had one story and one terminal.

The construction of a second and third floor began in 2000, designed by prominent local architect Mario Roberto Álvarez; by 2002, it was finished and Aerolíneas Argentinas decided to make the Taravella airport a hub for domestic flights.

The airport is equipped with the necessary lights to have night air traffic, but pilots flying there, especially pilots of light aircraft, are recommended to look out for birds, as there is quite a substantial number of them[clarification needed] inhabiting the areas nearby.

In the year 2017, the airport will have the new argentinian airline named "Alas Del Sur" based here; who plans to begin to carry out domestic and regional flights this year, and add some intercontinental destinations to 2022.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations Terminal
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque, Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Cómodoro Rivadavia, Salta, Trelew (Begins 16 september 2017),[4] Ushuaia[5]
Seasonal: San Carlos de Bariloche, El Calafate
D
Aerolíneas Argentinas Porto Seguro, Rio de Janeiro–Galeão, Salvador da Bahia I
Aerolíneas Argentinas
operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas
Buenos Aires–Aeroparque, Cómodoro Rivadavia, Mendoza, Neuquén, Puerto Iguazú, Resistencia,[6] Rosario,[7] San Carlos de Bariloche, San Salvador de Jujuy, Termas de Rio Hondo,[8] Tucumán,[9]
Seasonal: Mar Del Plata
D
Aerolíneas Argentinas
operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas
Seasonal: Florianópolis, Punta del Este I
Air Europa Asunción, Madrid[10] I
Andes Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque D
Andes Líneas Aéreas Seasonal: Samaná I
Copa Airlines Panama City–Tocumen I
Gol Transportes Aéreos Rio de Janeiro–Galeão, Salvador da Bahia (Begins 1 July 2017)[11] I
LATAM Argentina Buenos Aires–Aeroparque D
LATAM Argentina Seasonal: Maceió, Porto Seguro I
LATAM Brasil São Paulo–Guarulhos I
LATAM Chile Santiago de Chile I
LATAM Perú Lima I
Sky Airline Santiago de Chile I

Statistics[edit]

Year Total Passengers National Passengers International Passengers
2016 2.212.939 1.450.317 677.501
2015 1.947.798 1.325.702 568.213
2014 1.673.266 1.171.210 488.108
2013 1.572.429 1.059.198 499.989
2012 1.523.107 983.150 523.845
2011 1.492.927 908.045 549.328
2010 1.385.464 932.081 418.909
2009 1.251.027 899.990 327.160
2008 1.113.860 768.941 311.524
2007 981.143 704.016 241.964
2006 988.025 752.370 173.021
2005 1.091.783 771.746 192.038
2004 1.087.582 779.445 180.731
2003 979.590 755.711 108.745
2002 963.428 802.531 95.704
2001 1.407.118 1.072.047 232.572

Transport[edit]

  • Since 2016, the company Ersa has a bus route named Aerobús, an express service between the airport, the downtown Córdoba and the main Bus Station.
  • Urban bus line number 25 of Ersa, to the downtown of the city and many others suburbs.
  • Inter-cities buses like Fono Bús, Eder and Intercórdoba, have services to many cities of the metropolitan área of Córdoba.
  • Services of Taxis and Remisses.

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