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Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport

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Airport type  Public / Militar
Elevation AMSL  1,957 ft / 597 m
Code  UAQ
Phone  +54 264 425-4133
Passenger count  131,047
Serves  San Juan
18/36  2,460
Elevation  597 m
Yearly aircraft movements  2,451
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport
Operator  Government and Aeropuertos Argentina 2000
Location  Ruta N20, km12. (J5417) 9 DE JULIO – San Juan
Address  Ruta Nacional 20 Km 12, San Juan, Argentina
Province  San Juan Province, Argentina

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de San Juan – Domingo Faustino Sarmiento) (IATA: UAQ, ICAO: SANU) is an airport in San Juan Province, Argentina serving the cities of San Juan. It is served by 3 airlines.

Planning to build San Juan Airport started on 15 February 1958. The plans were authorized in 1961, and the construction started in 1971, and almost finished by 1977, but it was completely destroyed with Caucete Earthquake in 1977, reconstructed between 1977 and 1980. The new and actual airport was inaugurated 25 February 1981 (after 20 years of planning). In 2007 it served to 68,756 passengers.

It consists of 110,700 m² of runways, 16,800m² of taxiways, a 2,200m² terminal, and parking place for 80 cars. It is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.

References

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport Wikipedia


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