Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport, also known as El Plumerillo International Airport, is an international airport located 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) northeast of the center of Mendoza, the capital of Mendoza Province, Argentina. It is the fourth busiest airport in Argentina in terms of passenger traffic.
The airport was inaugurated in 1954 and is named after Francisco Gabrielli, a former governor of Mendoza Province. It has one passenger terminal with an area of 10,600 square meters (114,000 sq ft) and five gates. The airport is served by a number of domestic and international airlines, including Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM Chile, American Airlines, and United Airlines.
General Information about Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport
The following table is an overview of MDZ Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Aeropuerto Internacional El Plumerillo – Mendoza|
|Airport Type||Public / Military|
|Operator||Aeropuertos Argentina 2000|
|Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Code||MDZ|
|Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Terminals||One terminals|
|MDZ Airport Runway||1|
|MDZ Airport Coordinates||32°49′54″S 068°47′34″W|
|Contact Number||+54 261 520-6000|
|Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Address||Acceso A Aeropuerto Internacional Gabrielli F. J., Las Heras, Mendoza, Argentina|
|Elevation||2,310 ft / 704 m|
Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Code
Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport code is MDZ. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||MDZ|
Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Map
The MDZ Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport Runway
MDZ Airport has only one active runway.
|Name||Length (mtr)||Length (ft)||Surface|
Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport Terminal
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport has one terminal. It was built in 2014 and is designed to handle up to 3.5 million passengers per year.
The terminal has a total area of 24,000 square meters (258,000 square feet) and includes 16 check-in counters, 6 security lanes, and 4 baggage claim carousels. The terminal also has a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Nearest Airports to Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport
Some of the International and Domestic airports near MDZ.
- Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport – 200 km
- San Rafael Airport – 235 km
- Brigadier Mayor César Raúl Ojeda Airport – 269 km
- Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport – 369 km
Airlines Operating from Governor Francisco Gabrielli Airport
The following airlines operate from Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport:
- Aerolíneas Argentinas
- Copa Airlines
- Gol Transportes Aéreos
- JetSmart Argentina
- LATAM Brasil
- LATAM Chile
- LATAM Peru
- Sky Airline