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. 

General Information about Carrasco Airport

The following table is an overview of MVD Airport indicated below:

AirportCarrasco International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorAeropuertos Uruguay
Built In (Year)1947
Hub forPLUNA, Air Class Líneas Aéreas, BQB Líneas Aéreas
Carrasco Airport CodeMVD
Carrasco Airport TerminalsSingle
Carrasco International Airport Runway2
Carrasco International Airport Coordinates34°50′18″S 56°01′51″W
Carrasco Airport Address5X7M+5G8, Ruta 101-Capitan Juan Antonio Artigas, 14000 Ciudad de la Costa, Departamento de Canelones, Uruguay
Official Website
Official Phone Number598 2604 0329
Elevation105 ft / 32 m

Carrasco 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.

ZIP CODE14000 Ciudad de la Costa

Carrasco Airport Map

The Carrasco Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Carrasco Airport 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. 

Carrasco International Airport (MVD) Runways

Carrasco Airport has two state-of-the-art asphalt runways: 01/19 and 06/24. 

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Nearest Airports to Carrasco International Airport

Some of the closest airports to MVD Airport are:

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

Airlines Operating from Carrasco International Airport

The following airlines operate from Carrasco Airport:

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

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