Uruguay is a small country in South America, located between Argentina and Brazil. The country is known as the Switzerland of South America, Uruguay is a stable and safe country. The capital of Uruguay is Montevideo, about half of Uruguay’s population lives in its metropolitan area. In addition to Montevideo, Colonia del Sacramento and Punta del Este are popular tourist destinations, this also applies to the beautiful Casapueblo of Carlos Páez Vilaró. The largest airport in Uruguay is Montevideo Carrasco Airport, the airport offers good connections with Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The national airline of Uruguay PLUNA went bankrupt in 2012, it was a major setback for Uruguay’s aviation industry.

Practical information about Uruguay:

Time zone: Uruguay Time -3
Currency: Uruguayan peso (UYU)
National Day: 25 August
Airport: aeropuerto

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What are the busiest airports in Uruguay?

Airport IATA Passengers
Montevideo Carrasco Airport MVD 2,074,668

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