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The airport serving the popular Argentine beach resort of Mar Del Plata was renamed after legendary tango music composer Ástor Piazzolla in 2008. In the same year, approximately 200,000 people passed through Ástor Piazzolla International Airport. A lot of these passengers used car rental in Mar Del Plata - Airport to drive the five-mile distance from the airport to the city centre.
The current terminal building was first built for the 1978 FIFA World Cup and expanded in 1994 for the Pan American Games. Summer is the busiest season for this airport, which offers no direct flights outside Argentina. First-aid facilities, shops, wireless internet access, public telephones, ATMs and a Hertz office offering car hire in Mar Del Plata - Airport are the airports main amenities.
No fewer than seven million tourists visit Mar Del Plata, Argentinas largest beach resort, each year. However, visitors wanting more peaceful beach holidays, especially during the crowded summers, have several quieter seaside communities to choose from along the Atlantic Ocean coastline. Waikiki Beach may be less crowded than its Hawaiian namesake, but it boasts equally renowned surfing.
Summer is unquestionably Mar Del Platas busiest season, and January is the busiest month of all. Visitors who come primarily for the beaches will find equally warm weather, yet far fewer people, in December or February. Winter snowfall is surprisingly frequent, and the city receives approximately 20 frost days per year. Atlantic Ocean breezes and Antarctic air masses help to keep Mar Del Platas temperature cooler than those of Buenos Aires.
The normal four-hour driving distance between Mar Del Plata and Buenos Aires takes much longer to drive in summer, when the motorway is clogged with Porteños headed for beach holidays. Visitors who compare car hire online will find prices are much cheaper during the off seasons of spring, autumn and winter. Mar Del Platas 29 mile Atlantic Ocean coastal road is a beautiful drive throughout the year.