|WORLD AREA CODE||385|
|ZIP CODE||14000 Ciudad de la Costa|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||MVD|
LAT / LON -34°-50'-18"S / -56°-1'-50"W
Station ID: SUMU
Observation Time: 10/03/2021 4:49 am
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About Carrasco International /General C L Berisso 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)
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) 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)
Gol Transportes Aereos
|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|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.