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THE AIRPORT

THE RUNWAY


The runway and taxiways were designed based on a Boeing 757 as critical aircraft.

TECHNICAL DATA

  • Airports codes: ECA - ANAC | SAWC - OACI | FTE - IATA

  • Runway length: 2.550 Mts.

  • Runway width: 45 Mts.

  • Safety areas: 150 meters (beyond each runway end) and a paved shoulder 7.0 meters wide (asphalt-treated).

  • Heading of runway: 06-24.

  • Airfield location indicator SAWH (ECA) 16.5 km to the east-northeast of the City of El Calafate.

  • Reference point: SOUTH Latitude 50° 16' 48.91'' / WEST Longitude 72° 03' 11.58''.

  • Commercial platform: 42,000 square meters with 8 parking bays.

  • Airfield elevation: 204 meters msl.

  • Elevation: End: 07: 203.82 / End: 25: 198.94.

  • Taxiways: 23 meters wide, designed for high speed.

  • Signalling: Diurnal on runway, taxiways and platform. Markings were made with special reflective paint.

  • Weight bearing capacity: PCN: 61/R/B/X/U.

2550
Meters long.
45
Meters wide.
42000
M2 of commercial platform.
420
Kg / cm2 of resistance.

SERVICES

AIR TRAFFIC SERVICE

Provided by EANA: International Controlled Airport, open for public use, from Mondays to Sundays from 07:00 to 23:00 UTC.

FIRE PROTECTION LEVEL

The airport has a category 7 level. The service is provided by the Argentine Federal Police.

SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY

The airport currently has 3 stand-alone units, one supplying the "air operations" (lighting, communications, etc.), and two other supplying the rest of the services (terminal, etc.).

FUEL

ervice to be provided by YPF-Repsol. Fuel provision: type JP-1.




RAMPA

Service provided by Intercargo.

RADIOELECTRIC GUIDANCE

VOR – DME - ILS.