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El Calafate Airport

Where is El Calafate Airport?  


The city of El Calafate is stuated 320 kilometres northwest of Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz, the largest province in Argentine Patagonia.


El Calafate is the gateway to Perito Moreno Glacier, Cerro Chaltén and Cerro Torre in Los Glaciares National Park, an important tourist destination.


El Calafate International Airport (IATA: FTE, ICAO: SAWC), officially Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, or  El Calafate Comandante Armando Tola Airport, or simply El Calafate Airport, is located about 21 kilometres (13 miles) east  of El Calafate, in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina.


El Calafate Airport serves about half a million passengers a year.


Airlines that fly to El Calafate Airport include Aerochaco, Aerolíneas Argentinas, LADE and LAN Argentina.


Cities with flights to El Calafate Airport include Buenos Aires, Comodoro Rivadavia, Córdoba, Gobernador Gregores, Mar del Plata, Puerto Madryn, Río Gallegos, Río Grande, San Carlos de Bariloche, Trelew and Ushuaia.


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El Calafate Airport's terminal was designed by Carlos Ott, the famous architect from Uruguay.

 

El Calafate Airport services include:


  • Drugstore
  • Cafeteria (open around scheduled flight times)
  • Electrical outlets

 

You will need to pay a boarding fee at El Calafate Airport:


  • Domestic: ARS 38.00
  • Regional: ARS 6.05
  • International: USD 20.50




Additional El Calafate Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 15 Jul 2016