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.