El Palomar Airport

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El Palomar Airport
AeropuertoElPalomar-EPA-BuenosAires Argentina.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Serves Buenos Aires
Location El Palomar, Argentina
Focus city for
Elevation AMSL 18 m / 59 ft
Coordinates 34°36′36″S 058°36′45″W / 34.61000°S 58.61250°W / -34.61000; -58.61250Coordinates: 34°36′36″S 058°36′45″W / 34.61000°S 58.61250°W / -34.61000; -58.61250
Map
SADP is located in Argentina
SADP
SADP
Location of the airport in Argentina
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,110 6,923 Asphalt
Source: WAD,[1][2]

El Palomar Airport (IATA: EPA, ICAO: SADP), is a military airport in El Palomar, Argentina. It is the home base for the 1st Air Brigade (Spanish: Primera Brigada Aérea) of the Argentine Air Force, which is mainly a transportation unit. It is located 18 km (11 mi) west of Buenos Aires, near the El Palomar station of the San Martín railway line.

Facilities

The airport resides at an elevation of 59 feet (18 m) above mean sea level and it has one runway designated 16/34 which measures 6,923 by 164 feet (2,110 m × 50 m).

It is located 2 km from Acceso Oeste Highway and 200 mts from San Martín Line's El Palomar station.

In February 2017, it was announced that Flybondi, a new low-cost carrier, would use the airport in 2018 as a base to fly to multiple destinations within Argentina.[3]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Flybondi Bahia Blanca, Córdoba, Corrientes, Jujuy, Mendoza, Neuquen, Punta del Este (begins 20 December 2018),[4] Posadas, Salta, San Carlos de Bariloche, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán
JetSmart Santiago de Chile (begins January 2, 2019)[5]

References

  1. ^ Airport information for SADP at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  2. ^ Airport information for SADP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. ^ Las polémicas “low cost” llegan a El Palomar
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (16 October 2018). "flybondi adds Punta del Este service from Dec 2018". Routesonline. UBM (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
  5. ^ http://aviacionchile.blogspot.com/

External links


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