Rivera International Airport

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Pres. Gral. Óscar D. Gestido International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Pres. Gral. Óscar D. Gestido
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeropuertos Uruguay
ServesRivera, Uruguay
Santana do Livramento, Brazil
Elevation AMSL712 ft / 217 m
Coordinates30°58′30″S 55°28′35″W / 30.97500°S 55.47639°W / -30.97500; -55.47639Coordinates: 30°58′30″S 55°28′35″W / 30.97500°S 55.47639°W / -30.97500; -55.47639
RVY is located in Uruguay
Location in Uruguay
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 1,830 6,004 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2] SkyVector[3]

Pres. Gral. Óscar D. Gestido International Airport (IATA: RVY, ICAO: SURV), formerly called Cerro Chapeu International Airport, is an airport serving Rivera, the capital of Rivera Department in Uruguay, and also serving Santana do Livramento, Brazil. The airport is in the countryside 8 kilometres (5 mi) southeast of Rivera.

The airport was opened on June 16, 1979, and is named after Óscar Diego Gestido (1901-1967), President of Uruguay in 1967.

There are low wooded hills north and east of the runway. The Tacuarembo VOR-DME (Ident: TMB) is located 51.9 nautical miles (96 km) south-southwest of the airport. The Rivera non-directional beacon (Ident: RV) is located on the field.[4][5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Airport information for Rivera International Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Rivera International Airport". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Rivera Airport". SkyVector. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Rivera NDB". Our Airports. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Tacuarembo VOR". Our Airports. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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