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
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Posadas, Misiones Province, Argentina
Location Ruta N12, Km 1336, Posadas (N3300)
Elevation AMSL 430 ft / 131 m
Coordinates 27°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
PSS is located in Argentina
Location of airport in Argentina
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 178,488
Passenger change 15–16 Decrease0.2%
Aircraft movements 3,711
Movements change 09–10 Increase14.0%
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]

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


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
2005 101,787 Increase 0.01% 2,933 Increase10.18% 564 Increase 8.25%
2006 92,741 Decrease 8.99% 3,099 Increase 5.66% 455 Decrease19.33%
2007 65,019 Decrease29.89% 2,503 Decrease19.23% 313 Decrease31.21%
2008 56,144 Decrease13.65% 2,623 Increase 4.79% 210 Decrease32.91%
2009 100,393 Increase78.81% 3,177 Increase21.12% 345 Increase64.29%
2010 99,538 Decrease 0.85% 3,711 Increase16.81% 379 Increase 9.86%
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.


  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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