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"
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
LocationCórdoba, Córdoba Province, Argentina
Elevation AMSL489 m / 1,604 ft
Coordinates31°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
WebsiteAeropuertos Argentina 2000
COR is located in Argentina
Location of the airport in Argentina
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 3,200 10,498 Asphalt
05/23 2,280 7,480 Concrete
Statistics (2017)
Total passengers2.901.691 [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: COR, ICAO: 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]


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.

Today, Córdoba Airport primarily serves only domestic and regional destinations across deep South America.


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Airlines and destinations[edit]

Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque, Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Cómodoro Rivadavia, Neuquén, Punta Cana,[4] Salta, Tucumán[5]
Seasonal: Rio de Janeiro–Galeão, Salvador, San Martín de los Andes
Austral Líneas Aéreas Buenos Aires–Aeroparque, Buenos Aires–Ezeiza, Mar del Plata, Mendoza, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Resistencia,[6] San Carlos de Bariloche, San Salvador de Jujuy, Ushuaia[7]
Seasonal: El Calafate, Florianópolis, Punta del Este, Trelew
Air Europa Asunción, Madrid[8]
American AirlinesMiami[9]
Azul Brazilian AirlinesRecife[10]
Copa AirlinesPanama City–Tocumen
FlybondiBuenos Aires–El Palomar, Corrientes, Mendoza, Neuquén,[11] Puerto Iguazú, Salta,[11] San Carlos de Bariloche[12][13]
Seasonal: Punta del Este[14]
Gol Linhas AéreasRio de Janeiro–Galeão
Seasonal: Florianópolis, Fortaleza,[15] Salvador[16]
JetSmartNeuquén,[17] Puerto Iguazú (begins November 20, 2019),[18] Tucumán[17]
Seasonal: La Serena[19]
LATAM ArgentinaBuenos Aires–Aeroparque
LATAM BrasilSão Paulo–Guarulhos
LATAM ChileSantiago de Chile
LATAM PerúLima
Norwegian Air ArgentinaBuenos Aires–Aeroparque

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 1 April 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c "SACO – CORDOBA / Ing. Aer. A. L. V. Taravella" (PDF) (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 May 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help) (846 KB) at AIP Argentina
  3. ^ a b (in Spanish) Aeropuerto Internacional de Cordoba "Ing. Aeronáutico Ambrosio Taravella" – Pajas Blancas Archived 27 November 2012 at at Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos (ORSNA)
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Córdoba and Tucumán, united again by Aerolíneas Argentinas" (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  6. ^ AR increases domestic flights
  7. ^ AR overtaking flights
  8. ^ L, J (2 May 2016). "Air Europa comenzará a volar a la ciudad argentina de Córdoba el próximo 18 de diciembre" (PDF) (in Spanish). Air Europa. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  9. ^ "American delays Miami – Cordoba launch to June 2019". Routesonline (Press release). 19 December 2018. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Azul suspenderá sus vuelos desde Porto Alegre hacia Córdoba y Rosario".
  11. ^ a b "Flybondi lanza siete nuevas rutas y llega a Rosario".
  12. ^ Karstow, Iani (19 October 2017). "Flybondi, the first low-cost airline in Argentina prepares to start |". Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Flybondi presentó su primer avión y vuela desde el 3 de enero". La Voz del Interior. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  14. ^ Liu, Jim (16 October 2018). "flybondi adds Punta del Este service from Dec 2018". Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  15. ^
  16. ^ GOL Adds Salvador da Bahía - Córdoba
  17. ^ a b Liu, Jim. "JetSMART Argentina 2Q19 Network additions". Routesonline. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  18. ^ Liu, Jim. "JetSMART Argentina adds new routes from Nov 2019". Routesonline. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  19. ^ "JetSMART inauguró sus vuelos entre Córdoba y La Serena".

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