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Capitan Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport

Capitan Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport Aeropuerto de La Rioja "Capitan Vicente A. Almonacid". Organismo Regulador del Sistema Nacional de Aeropuertos. Retrieved 2008-10-11. is the main airport in La Rioja Province, Argentina serving the city of La Rioja. In 2007, 41,155 passengers used La Rioja Airport.

The airport was named for Vicente Almandos Almonacid (1882-1953).


The airport was built in 1948, and was officially inaugurated with an LADE Viking flight on October 11th, 1948 . The first terminal was constructed in 1951. 1952 Aerolineas Argentinas started flying to La Rioja.

In 1969, a new runway was paved . In 1978 a new terminal was built, and in 1990 air conditioning was installed.

It has a 940 m passenger terminal, 85,000 m of runways, 33,800m of Taxiways, 1,730 m hangar and a parking place for 70 cars.

Since March 16, 1999, it has been operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000.

Airlines and destinations

Aerolineas Argentinas

* Buenos Aires / (Aeroparque Jorge Newbery) AEP

* Catamarca / (Coronel Felipe Varela International Airport) CTC

External links

Aeropuertos Argentina 2000

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