Ministro Pistarini International Airport

Ministro Pistarini International Airport

Ministro Pistarini International Airport (IATA: EZE, ICAO: SAEZ), also known as Ezeiza International Airport due to its location in the Ezeiza Partido of Greater Buenos Aires, is an international airport located 22 kilometres (14 miles) south-southwest of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital city. It is one of three airports servicing Buenos Aires and its metropolitan region, together with Aeroparque Jorge Newbery and El Palomar Airport, with a total area of 3,475 hectares (13.42 sq mi; 8,590 acres). Pistarini Airport is the country’s busiest international airport, handling 85 percent of all foreign traffic, and is a hub for international flights operated by Aerolneas Argentinas, which also runs domestic flights from the airport. Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A. has been operating it since 1998.