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Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport



Jorge Newbery Airport
Aeroparque "Jorge Newbery"
IATA: AEP – ICAO: SABE
Summary
Airport type Military/Public
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves Buenos Aires, Argentina
Elevation AMSL 5 m / 18 ft
Coordinates 34°33′32″S 058°24′59″W / 34.55889°S 58.41639°W / -34.55889; -58.41639 (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery)Coordinates: 34°33′32″S 058°24′59″W / 34.55889°S 58.41639°W / -34.55889; -58.41639 (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 2,100 6,890 Concrete
Statistics (2009)
Total Passengers 6,489,066
Sources: Argentinian AIP,
ORSNA

Jorge Newbery Airport (Spanish: Aeroparque "Jorge Newbery") (IATA: AEP, ICAO: SABE) is located in Palermo neighborhood, 2 km (1.2 mi) northeast of the center of Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 138 hectares (341 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A. It is located in the city near the Río de la Plata. The airport is named after Argentine aviator Jorge Newbery.

Originally it was the main airport for domestic flights in Buenos Aires and only handled international flights to Uruguay. However, since March 2010, there are also flights to Brazil, Chile and Paraguay.

Its military sector is where authorities normally board the Tango 01 presidential aircraft; which is based at "El Palomar" military airport.

In 2009, the airport handled 6,489,066 passengers and 93,346 aircraft movements.

Between October 20 and December 5, 2010, the airport will be closed for major renovations, including rebuilding the runway.

Airlines and destinations

Due to major renovations, the airport will be closed between October 20 and December 5, 2010. All flights will be re-directed to Ezeiza. Normal operations will resume on December 6.

Airlines Destinations
Aerochaco Rosario, Resistencia
Aero VIP Montevideo, Punta del Este
Aerolíneas Argentinas Asunción, Bahía Blanca, Bariloche, Catamarca, Comodoro Rivadavia, Córdoba, Corrientes, El Calafate, Esquel, Florianópolis, Formosa, La Rioja, Malargüe [seasonal], Mar del Plata, Mendoza, Montevideo, Neuquén, Porto Alegre, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Punta del Este [seasonal], Resistencia, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Río Gallegos, Salvador da Bahia, San Juan, San Luis, San Martín de los Andes, San Rafael, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa, Santiago de Chile, Santiago del Estero, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Trelew, Tucumán, Ushuaia, Viedma
Air Class Líneas Aéreas Montevideo
Andes Líneas Aéreas Bariloche, Esquel, Puerto Madryn, Salta, San Salvador de Jujuy
Austral Líneas Aéreas Bahía Blanca, Bariloche, Comodoro Rivadavia, Córdoba, El Calafate, Mendoza, Neuquén, Puerto Iguazú, Río Gallegos, Río Grande, Salta, San Salvador de Jujuy, Trelew, Tucumán, Ushuaia
LADE Bahía Blanca, Bariloche, Comodoro Rivadavia, El Bolsón, El Calafate, Esquel, Mar del Plata, Neuquén, Perito Moreno, Puerto Deseado, Puerto Madryn, Puerto San Julián, Río Gallegos, Ushuaia, Viedma
LAER Concordia, Paraná, Paso de los Libres
LAN Airlines Santiago de Chile
LAN Argentina Bariloche, Comodoro Rivadavia, Córdoba, El Calafate, Malargüe [seasonal], Mendoza, Neuquén, Puerto Iguazú, Río Gallegos, Salta, São Paulo-Guarulhos, San Juan, Santiago de Chile, Tucumán, Ushuaia
PLUNA Montevideo, Punta del Este
Sol Líneas Aéreas Mar del Plata, Merlo, Montevideo, Punta del Este [seasonal], Río Cuarto, Rosario, San Luis, Santa Fe, Santa Rosa, Villa Gesell [seasonal], Villa Mercedes
TAM Airlines Porto Alegre [begins 13 September]

Accidents and incidents

  • On 17 December 1969, an Austral Líneas Aéreas C-46 Commando, lost engine 1 due to fuel exhaustion shortly after take-off. The plane failed to gain height and made a crash landing in a small sport field. Both 2 crew members survived without injury.
  • On 11 May 1975, Vickers Viscount CX-AQO of PLUNA was damaged beyond economic repair when it departed the runway.
  • On 27 January 1978, an Austral Líneas Aéreas BAC 1-11 was damaged by an oxygen tank that set on fire. No-one was injured.
  • On 7 May 1981, Austral Líneas Aéreas Flight 901, a BAC 1-11, crashed on approach after a flight from Tucumán. All 31 passengers and crew were killed.
  • On 31 August 1999, LAPA Flight 3142, a Boeing 737-200 crashed shortly after take-off due to mechanical failure and pilot error. 63 of the 100 passengers and crew were killed along with 2 on the ground rising the death toll to 65.
  • On 20 February 2004, an Austral Líneas Aéreas McDonnell Douglas MD-81, lost a wheel shortly after rotating from the runway. The wheel smashed through the permiter fence, then came to rest on a golf course near the airport. The captain circled the airport to burn off fuel where an emergency landing took place. All onboard survived.

Statistics

Traffic 2009 2008 2007
Passengers 6.489.066 5.687.221 5.665.808




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General Info
Country Argentina
ICAO ID SABE
Time UTC-3
Latitude -34.559175
34° 33' 33.03" S
Longitude -58.415606
058° 24' 56.18" W
Elevation 18 feet
5 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 007° W (05/06)
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Buenos Aires
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS


Communications
TWR 118.85
118.25
128.85
GND 121.9
CLNC DEL
Opr 0900-0330Z.
129.3
ATIS
Opr 0900-0345Z.
127.6
APP 120.6
119.5


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
13/31 6890 x 131 feet
2100 x 40 meters
CONCRETE. 050RBWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME FDO SAN FERNANDO 091X 114.4 9.9 NM 132.7
NDB OP AEROPARQUE JORGE NEWBERY - 260 4.3 NM 131.1


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS, IMG avbl exclusively for flt to/fr UY.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 13 GS 2.75 .
RSTD No private pilot opr. Single eng acft opr proh exc copter. Rwy 13-31 -- 180 turns proh for acft with wheel base greater or equal to 59 ft exc at rwy ends.



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