Nueva Hesperides International Airport
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|Nueva Hespérides International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Nueva Hespérides
|Elevation AMSL||57 m / 187 ft|
Sources: World Aero Data
The airport was formerly served by Transporte Aéreo Militar Uruguayo and Aviasur.
Airlines and destinations
BQB Airlines operated to Nueva Hespedes but that airline went bankrupt during 2015.
Accidents and incidents
- 20 June 1977: a Transporte Aéreo Militar Uruguayo Embraer EMB110C Bandeirante registration CX-BJE/T584 flying from Montevideo to Salto crashed after striking trees in an orange grove during approach to Salto. The crew of 2 and 3 of the 13 passengers died.
The airport is located 6 km (4 mi) from downtown Salto.