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Carrasco International Airport Code MVD

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE 14000 Ciudad de la Costa

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -34°-50'-18"S / -56°-1'-50"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: SUMU
Observation Time: 10/03/2021 4:49 am

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About Carrasco International Airport Code

Carrasco International Airport code is MVD. This IATA code has been derived from the city of its location Montevideo in Uruguay. The airport is located at a height of 32 meters above sea level.

About Carrasco International Airport (MVD Airport)

Named after the Uruguayan aviation pioneer Cesareo L. Berisso, Carrasco International is Latin America’s most travel-friendly airport bustling with exclusive amenities for the convenience of travellers. It is nestled in the heart of Uruguay hosting an airbase of the Uruguayan Air Force. 

Carrasco International Airport commenced its operations in 1947. The facility has since undergone a number of transformations and has evolved into a facility of cultural confluence and economic development. The Uruguayan government transferred the administration and operations department of the airport to the Puerta del Sur S.A. group. 

Carrasco International Airport (MVD) Runways

  • Carrasco International Airport (MVD Airport) has two state-of-the-art asphalt runways: 01/19 and 06/24. 
  • Runway 06/24 has been upgraded to a 3,200 meters facility to allow smooth operations of flights to the United States and Europe. 

Carrasco International Airport (MVD) Terminal

Designed by Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly, the airport’s current terminal can handle more than 3 million passengers a year. It features an on-site area for over 1200 vehicles flanked by four jetways, separate floors for arrivals, and departures. It started operations in 2009. 

Carrasco International Airport also features a new USD 15 million cargo terminal along with LAR 141 Flight Schools. 

Nearest Airports to Carrasco International Airport (MVD)

  • Laguna De Los Patos Airport : 102.37 miles
  • Santa Bernardina Airport : 105.56 miles
  • Treinta-y-Tres Airport : 148.56 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Carrasco International Airport (MVD)

  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Air  Europa
  • American Airlines 
  • Avianca 
  • Copa Airlines 
  • Eastern Airlines 
  • Gol Transportes Aereos
  • Iberia 
  • LATAM Brasil
  • LATAM Chile
  • LATAM Peru
  • Paranair

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
01-19 7,382 ft 148 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes
06-24 10,499 ft 148 ft Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam Yes
10-28 5,577 ft 148 ft Concrete No

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