Astor Piazzola International Airport
Astor Piazzola International Airport is located 7 km (4.3 miles) 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 on Aerolineas Argentinas, Austral Lineas Aereas, Sol Lineas Aereas and Lineas Aereas del Estado (LADE).
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 October 20, 1998, Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 took over the airport.
This airport was named after Brigadier General Bartolome de la Colina until August, 2008. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner changed the name of the airport El aeropuerto de Mar del Plata fue rebautizado como "Astor Piazzolla", Article in Argentinian newspaper "La Prensa", retrieved 2008-09-25. to Astor Piazzolla, a musician who was born in Mar del Plata.
Airlines and destinations
Aerolineas Argentinas / Austral Lineas Aereas (Buenos Aires)
Sol Lineas Aereas (Buenos Aires)
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