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Posadas Airport



Libertador General José de San Martín Airport
Aeropuerto de Posadas "Libertador General San Martín"
IATA: PSS – ICAO: SARP
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Serves Posadas, Misiones Province, Argentina
Location Ruta N12, Km 1336, Posadas (N3300)
Elevation AMSL 430 ft / 131 m
Coordinates 27°23′09″S 55°58′14″W / 27.38583°S 55.97056°W / -27.38583; -55.97056
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2007)
Total Passengers 65,019
Sources: AIP, ORSNA, DAFIF

Libertador General José de San Martín Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Posadas "Libertador General San Martín") (IATA: PSS, ICAO: SARP) is located 7.5 km (4.6 miles) northwest of the center of Posadas, a city in the Misiones Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 329 hectares (813 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.

It has a 6,500 m² terminal and 67,740 m² of runways, and parking spaces for 100 vehicles. In 2007, it handled 65,019 passengers. At its peak in 1997, it handled 164,586 passengers.

Airline and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aerochaco Iguazú, Resistencia
Aerolíneas Argentinas Buenos Aires-Aeroparque, Corrientes

Accidents and incidents

On October 10, 1997, Austral Flight 2553 left this airport for Buenos Aires and crashed one hour later in Fray Bentos, Uruguay, killing 75 (all crew and passengers), this being the worst accident from a commercial airline for Argentina and Uruguay.



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General Info
Country Argentina
ICAO ID SARP
Time UTC-3
Latitude -27.385839
27° 23' 09.02" S
Longitude -55.970728
055° 58' 14.62" W
Elevation 430 feet
131 meters
Magnetic Variation 012° W (05/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name LIBERTADOR GRAL D JOSE DE SAN MARTIN
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS


Communications
TWR/APP 120.1
118.5


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
01/19 7406 x 98 feet
2257 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 042FAWT YES


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


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CAUTION Bird haz.
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS avbl O/R, IMG avbl arpt hr.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI Rwy 19 GS 2.9 MEHT 59'.
OPR HOURS Opr 0900-2400Z.



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