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Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport


Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport , better known as El Plumerillo International Airport, is located 8 km (5 miles) northeast of the center of Mendoza, a city in the Mendoza Province of Argentina. The airport covers an area of 490 hectares (1210 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A.

The terminal building is 12,800 square meters and has 2 levels. There are 161 parking spaces at the airport, two arrival/departure lounges and 4 gates.

Address: Ruta Nacional 40, Acceso Norte, km 15 - (5539) Las Heras, Mendoza - Argentina
Phone number: +54 261 520 6000

Accidents and Incidents

Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, also known less formally as the Andes Flight Disaster, was a chartered airline flight from Montevideo, carrying 45 rugby team members and associates to Santiago (Chile). The aircraft made a stopover at Mendoza Airport and later crashed in the Andes on Friday, October 13, 1972. The last of the 16 remaining survivors were rescued by December 23, 1972.

Airlines and destinations

Aerolineas Argentinas

*Austral

LAN Airlines (Santiago de Chile)

LAN Argentina (Buenos Aires-Aeroparque)

Sol Lineas Aereas

Means of transport to the airport

Bus : Group 6, line 63

Taxis

Private cabs (Remis).

Arrival time to Mendoza City downtown, about 20-25 minutes with cars, about 40-45 using public bus.

Other services

Public telephones

Tourism office

ATM

Information desk

Mail service

Cargo

Car rental

Restaurant

Cafeteria

Wi-fi Internet access

Money exchange

See also

List of airports in Argentina

External links

Mendoza, MDZ at Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 (official web site)
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