Hermes Quijada International Airport

Hermes Quijada International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto International de Río Grande - Hermes Quijada) (IATA: RGA, ICAO: SAWE) is an airport in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina serving the city of Río Grande.

Hermes Quijada International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional de Río Grande
Summary
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorAeropuertos Argentina 2000
ServesRío Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Elevation AMSL66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates53°46′40″S 67°45′15″W / 53.77778°S 67.75417°W / -53.77778; -67.75417Coordinates: 53°46′40″S 67°45′15″W / 53.77778°S 67.75417°W / -53.77778; -67.75417
Map
RGA is located in Southern Patagonia
RGA
RGA
Location of airport in Tierra del Fuego
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Total Passengers154.603 [1]
Source: GCM[2] Google Maps[3] SkyVector[4]

It has a 1,250 m2 (13,500 sq ft) terminal, a 230 m2 (2,500 sq ft) cargo terminal, and 1,700 m2 (18,000 sq ft) of hangars. The airport is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.

The runway has an additional 185 metres (607 ft) blast pad on Runway 26. The airport is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) inland from the Atlantic Ocean. East approach and departure may be over the water.[3]

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Airlines and destinationsEdit

StatisticsEdit

Traffic by calendar year. Official ACI Statistics
Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
(metric tons)
Change from previous year
2005 98,828   6.37% 4,114   35.88% 1,033   5.73%
2006 103,560   4.79% 3,359   18.35% 1,283   24.20%
2007 100,973   2.50% 3,898   16.05% 910   29.07%
2008 78,455   22.30% 3,423   12.19% 288   68.35%
2009 89,789   14.45% 4,112   20.13% 175   39.24%
2010 99,017   10.28% 4,563   10.97% 580  231.43%
Source: Airports Council International. World Airport Traffic Statistics
(Years 2005-2010)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-02. Retrieved 2014-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Airport information for Rio Grande Airport at Great Circle Mapper.
  3. ^ a b "Aeropuerto Gdor. Ramon Trejo Noel". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Rio Grande Airport". SkyVector. Retrieved 27 April 2019.

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