Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport is the world’s southernmost international airport, located 4 km (2.5 mi) south of the center of Ushuaia, a city on the island of Tierra del Fuego in the Tierra del Fuego Province of Argentina.
The airport was opened in 1995, replacing an older one, which is now in use with the Ushuaia Aeroclub. The new airport has been used by various airlines at different periods. It is often used by passengers as a cruise-ship gateway to the Antarctic. Ushuaia International Airport can accommodate airplanes as large as the Boeing 747. Tower Air operated 747s into the airport, and Aerolíneas Argentinas operated 747-400s into the airport during events of high passenger numbers (such as entire cruise-ship passenger payloads) until retiring the 747 in February 2012.
General Information about Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport
The following table is an overview of USH Airport indicated below:
|Operator||Civil Aviation Administration|
|Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Code||USH|
|Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Terminals||One terminal|
|USH Airport Runway||1|
|USH Airport Coordinates||54°50′36″S 68°17′40″W|
|Contact Number||+54 2901 43-1232|
|Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Address||V9401 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina|
|Elevation||102 ft / 31 m|
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Code
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport code is USH. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||USH|
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Map
The USH Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport Runway
USH Airport has only one runway.
|Name||Length (mtr)||Length (ft)||Surface|
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport Terminal
Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport has only one terminal. It is a small airport with a single terminal building that serves both domestic and international flights. The terminal has two levels: the ground floor, which houses the check-in counters, baggage claim area, and a few shops and restaurants; and the first floor, which houses the departure gates, duty-free shops, and a VIP lounge.
Nearest Airports to Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport
Some of the International and Domestic airports near USH.
- Hermes Quijada International Airport – 217 km
- Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport – 605 km
- Mount Pleasant Airport – 715 km
- El Palomar Airport – 2334 km
- Ñanco Lauquen Airport – 2717 km
- Ministro Pistarini International Airport – 3116 km
- Jorge Newbery Airfield – 3166 km
- Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport – 3355 km
- Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport – 3388 km
- Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport – 3521 km
Airlines Operating from Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas Airport
The following airlines operate from Ushuaia – Malvinas Argentinas International Airport:
- Aerolíneas Argentinas
- LATAM Chile
- JetSmart Argentina