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El Plumerillo Airport



Coordinates: 32°49′54″S 068°47′34″W / 32.83167°S 68.79278°W / -32.83167; -68.79278

Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport
Aeropuerto Internacional de Mendoza "Francisco Gabrielli" - El Plumerillo
IATA: MDZ – ICAO: SAME
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Mendoza Province & Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Serves Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina
Elevation AMSL 2,310 ft / 704 m
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,789 9,151 Concrete
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 698,693
Sources: AIP, ORSNA, DAFIF

Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Gobernador Francisco Gabrielli) (IATA: MDZ, ICAO: SAME), better known as El Plumerillo International Airport, is located 8 km (5 miles) northeast of the center of Mendoza, a city in the Mendoza Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 490 hectares (1210 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.

The terminal building is 12,800 square meters (137,778 square feet) and has 2 levels. There are 161 parking spaces at the airport, one infrecuently used arrival/departure lounge and 4 gates. The airport has very little domestic and international arrival and departures areas, considering the number of passengers it serves per day.

Address: Ruta Nacional 40, Acceso Norte, km 15 - (5539) Las Heras, Mendoza - Argentina
Phone number: +54 261 520 6000

Accidents and Incidents

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known less formally as the Andes Flight Disaster, was a chartered airline flight from Montevideo, carrying 45 rugby team members and associates to Santiago (Chile). The aircraft made a stopover at Mendoza Airport and later crashed in the Andes on Friday, October 13, 1972. The last of the 16 remaining survivors were rescued by December 23, 1972.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Aerolíneas Argentinas operated by Austral Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Córdoba
LAN Airlines Santiago de Chile
LAN Argentina Buenos Aires-Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Sol Líneas Aéreas Córdoba, Rosario, Tucumán
TACA Peru Lima [begins 1 December]

Means of transport to the airport

  • Bus (colectivos, micros, omnibus) : Group 6, line 63 (ask for going to downtown: "al Centro")
  • Taxis
  • Private cabs (Remis).

Arrival time to Mendoza City downtown, about 20-25 minutes with cars, about 40-45 using public bus.

Other services

  • Public telephones
  • Tourism office
  • ATM
  • Information desk
  • Mail service
  • Cargo
  • Car rental
  • Restaurant
  • Cafeteria
  • Wi-fi Internet access
  • Money exchange (preferred currencies: euro, U.S. dollar, Chilean peso)


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General Info
Country Argentina
ICAO ID SAME
Time UTC-3
Latitude -32.831717
32° 49' 54.18" S
Longitude -68.792856
068° 47' 34.28" W
Elevation 2310 feet
704 meters
Type Joint (Civil and Military)
Magnetic Variation 001° E (05/06)
Beacon Yes
Operating Agency MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT
Near City Mendoza
Operating Hours 24 HOUR OPERATIONS
International Clearance Status Airport of Entry


Communications
MENDOZA APP/TWR 119.9
118.65
MENDOZA CON 124.2
122.1
GND 121.95
ATIS 114.9


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
18/36 9151 x 177 feet
2789 x 54 meters
CONCRETE. 089RCWT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME DOZ MENDOZA 096X 114.9 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)

Unknown fuel type or whether there is any fuel.
JASU MA-1A
82lb/min (1123cfm) at 130 deg air inlet temp,45psia(min) air outlet

MC-2A
15 cfm, 200 psia


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/IMG CSTMS O/R
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
JASU 2(MA-1A) 1(MC-2A)
RSTD NORDO proh.



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