Rosario - Islas Malvinas International Airport is a civil airport with one runway of 9,842ft (3km). The airport has seven Fixed Based Operators and handling agents that operate 24 hours a day. The airport requires flight permits but slots are not required for landing and departures. It has several VIP lounges and customs clearance. The airport is located close to Buenos Aires (340km) so direct flights between the two airports are typically performed by smaller aircraft.