Mar del Plata, Argentina Astor Piazzolla International Airport

 

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Ástor Piazzolla International Airport is located 7km north of the center of Mar del Plata, a city in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 436 hectares (1077 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.
Also known as Mar del Plata Airport, it provides domestic flights by Austral Líneas Aéreas, and Líneas Aéreas del Estado (LADE). Aerolíneas Argentinas used to fly to this airport, their services are now performed by Austral Airlines.
The existing terminal building was constructed in 1978 for the FIFA World Cup. In 1994, due to the Pan American Games, the terminal was expanded. On 20 October 1998, Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 took over the airport.
The airport was named after Brigadier General Bartolomé de la Colina until 20 August 2008, when the airport's name was changed as a tribute to the renowned composer and musician Ástor Piazzolla, who was born in Mar del Plata.

Statistics

Passengers Change from previous year Aircraft operations Change from previous year Cargo
Change from previous year
2005 188,174 5.13% 6,320 2.86% 501 1.57%
2006 159,682 15.14% 5,456 13.67% 327 34.73%
2007 110,565 30.76% 5,267 3.46% 133 59.33%
2008 90,328 18.30% 5,955 13.06% 101 24.06%
2009 110,855 22.72% 6,037 1.38% 95 5.94%
2010 122,939 10.90% 6,238 3.33% 274 188.42%
2011 104,774 14.70% 5,734 8.10% 49 82.2%
2012 122,915 17.30% 6,066 5.70% 47 4.1%
2013 141,918 15.40% 6,571 8.3% 20 57.5%
2014 141,620 0.00% 6,727 2.30% 5 75%
2015 201,289 42.11% 7.356 9.30% 89 1680%
2016 204,931 1.80% 5.889 20.00% 77 13.5%
2017 301,684 32.70% 6.992 15.77% 170 120.8%
Source: ORSNA

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