Teniente Amin Ayub Gonzalez Airport

Teniente Amin Ayub Gonzalez Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Teniente Amín Ayub González) (IATA: ENO, ICAO: SGEN) is an international airport serving Encarnación, capital of the Itapúa Department of Paraguay. It is located around 14 km from the center of Encarnación.

Lieutenant A. Ayub Gonzalez Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Teniente Amín Ayub González
Pista de aterrizaje Aeropuerto Encarnación.jpg
Runway view from the air
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesEncarnación
LocationCapitán Miranda, Paraguay
Elevation AMSL199 m / 653 ft
Coordinates27°13′37″S 55°50′14″W / 27.2270°S 55.8373°W / -27.2270; -55.8373Coordinates: 27°13′37″S 55°50′14″W / 27.2270°S 55.8373°W / -27.2270; -55.8373
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,200 7,218 Asphalt

HistoryEdit

The airport belongs to the Municipality of Encarnación, and was constructed by the Yacyretá.[1][2] Initially, projects were planned for flights to Asunción and Buenos Aires.[3] On 4 January 2013, it was reported that the first commercial flight would arrive at Encarnación on 15 January from Resistencia, Argentina.[4] On 6 January 2013, ABC reports that the Intendent of Encarnación, Juan Smalko, informs of the habilitation of Encarnación's Airport to operate national and international flights.[2] The habilitation serves for small air planes, which can be private or public.[2] Juan Smalko informs that the airport operates flight during the day time but would soon be implementing a regular line of flights, with an Argentine airline.[2] On 15 January 2013, it is said that the route from Asunción to Encarnación will become the second domestic route to operate regularly in Paraguay, in addition to the Asunción-Ciudad del Este route which is operate by TAM Mercosur.[5] On 19 January 2013, it is reported that the first international flight descends at Encarnación's Airport, arriving from Bahia, Brazil.[1] TAGUA operates to Asunción's Silvio Pettirossi Airport as of 10 November 2014.[6] On 12 January 2016 the airport was officially habilitated for night flights by DINAC, after a system of runway lights had been installed.[7]

StatisticsEdit

As of 2013, the Airport has an average of 2 to 3 flights per day.[2]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Paranair Seasonal: Asunción

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-10. Retrieved 2014-11-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e ${w.time}. "Más vuelos desde Encarnación - Nacionales - ABC Color". Abc.com.py. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  3. ^ "En Encarnación hay entusiasmo por el aeropuerto internacional". Territoriodigital.com. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  4. ^ Bienvenido. "El aeropuerto de Encarnación pasa a ser estación internacional". Ultimahora.com. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  5. ^ "Macair Jet llega al Paraguay como Ad Maiora Líneas Aéreas | AeropuertosArgentinos.com". Aeropuertosarg.com.ar. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  6. ^ "Paraguay inauguró su tercer aeropuerto internacional". Paraguay.com. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  7. ^ Habilitan aeropuerto de Encarnación abc.com.py, on 2016-01-12. Retrieved 2018-10-27.