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Carrasco International /General C L Berisso 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 /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)

Aerolineas Argentinas

Air  Europa

American Airlines 


Copa Airlines 

Eastern Airlines 

Gol Transportes Aereos


LATAM Brasil




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

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.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • 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.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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