Ezeiza/Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)

Nestled in the heart of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE Airport) derives one of its names from the city Ezeiza Partido in Argentina. It is one of the busiest airports in the country by the number of passengers handled by the facility every year–accounting for more than 85% of international traffic. 

The foundation stone of the airport was first laid in 1945. Four years down the lane in 1949, Ezeiza International Airport (EZE Airport) was inaugurated for passenger operations. At that point in time, this facility was one of the largest airports in the world with three world-class runways. The airport has been constantly witnessing a surge in passenger traffic ever since its inception in the late 1940s. 

GeneraI Information about Ezeiza International Airport

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

AirportMinistro Pistarini International Airport/Ezeiza International Airport
Airport TypePublic
Owner/OperatorAeropuertos Argentina 2000
Built In (Year)30 April 1949
ServesBuenos Aires metropolitan area
Hubs forAerolíneas Argentinas
Ezeiza International Airport CodeEZE
Ministro Pistarini International Airport Terminals3 terminals
Ministro Pistarini International Airport Runway2
Ministro Pistarini Airport Coordinates34°49′20″S 58°32′09″W
Ezeiza International Airport AddressAU Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri Km 33,5, B1802 Ezeiza,Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Contact Number54 11 5480-6111
Official Websitewww.aa2000.com.ar/ezeiza
Elevation20.5 m / 67 ft

Ministro Pistarini Airport Code

(Ministro Pistarini) Ezeiza Airport code is EZE. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from Ezeiza Partido (Greater Buenos Aires) that the airport serves. It is located at a height of 21 meters above sea level 22 kilometers south-southwest of Buenos Aires. 

ZIP CODEB1802 Ezeiza

Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) Ruways

Ezeiza International Airport (EZE Airport) is currently serviced by two state-of-the-art asphalt runways on 11/29 and 17/35. 

11-2910,827 ft197 ftAsphaltYes
17-3510,187 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

These runways are capable of handling 11 million passengers annually. 

Ministro Pistarini International Airport Terminal

Ezeiza International Airport has two terminals: Terminal C and Terminal B. Terminal C commenced operations in July 2011 and is used by Aerolineas Argentinas, Air France, and Alitalia. Terminal B was inaugurated in 2013. This facility is spread across an area of 28, 795 square meters. Aerolineas Argentinas and KLM used this facility. 

Nearest Airports to Ezeiza International Airport

Some of the closest airports to Ezeiza Airport are:

  • El Palomar Airport : 15.45 miles
  • La Plata Airport: 37.97 miles 
  • Gualeguaychu Airport : 125.74 miles 
  • Junin Airport: 137.9 miles 

Major Airlines Operating from Ministro Pistarini Airport (EZE)

The following airlines operate from Ezeiza Airport:

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