Resistencia International Airport

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Resistencia International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Resistencia
Aeropuerto Internacional Resistencia from entry.jpg
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Resistencia, Chaco
Location Ruta N11, Km 1003.4, Resistencia (H3500)
Elevation AMSL 170 ft / 52 m
Coordinates 27°26′59″S 059°03′22″W / 27.44972°S 59.05611°W / -27.44972; -59.05611Coordinates: 27°26′59″S 059°03′22″W / 27.44972°S 59.05611°W / -27.44972; -59.05611
RES is located in Argentina
Location of airport in Argentina
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 2,850 9,344 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 219,125
Passenger change 15–16 Decrease16.5%
Aircraft movements 3,685
Movements change 15–16 Decrease18.6%
Source: DAFIF,[1][2] 2010 World Airport Traffic Report.[3]

Resistencia International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Resistencia) (IATA: RESICAO: SARE) is an airport in Chaco Province, Argentina serving the city of Resistencia, built in 1965 while the terminal was completed in 1971. It is also known as Aeropuerto de Resistencia General José de San Martín.

It has a 6,500 square metres (70,000 sq ft) passenger terminal, 128,850 square metres (1,386,900 sq ft) of runways, a 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres) platform (which can support large airliners such as a Boeing 747), parking for 150 cars and it is the base of the RANE (Región Aérea Noreste). In 2007, 99,169 passengers left Resistencia in 2,957 flights.

It is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. Doctor Fernando Piragine Niveyro International Airport, serving Corrientes, is 16 km (10 mi) from this airport, and it is usual to fly from one and return to the other.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque
Aerolíneas Argentinas
operated by Austral Líneas Aéreas
Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Córdoba[4]


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 113,092 Decrease13.57% 3,550 Decrease 0.31% 587 Increase40.43%
2006 103,784 Decrease 8.23% 3,600 Increase 1.41% 594 Increase 1.19%
2007 99,169 Decrease 4.45% 2,957 Decrease17.86% 424 Decrease28.62%
2008 84,936 Decrease14.35% 3,088 Increase 4.43% 411 Decrease 3.07%
2009 158,629 Increase86.76% 4,069 Increase31.71% 491 Increase19.46%
2010 125,905 Decrease20.63% 3,437 Decrease15.53% 326 Decrease33.60%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)


  1. ^ Airport information for SARE at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for RES at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Airport Council International 2010 World Airport Traffic Report
  4. ^ AR increases domestic flights

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