Ushuaia in South Patagonia

Ushuaia

Latitude 54º 48.5’ S / Longitude 68º 17.7’ W
Ushuaia bay
Ushuaia - Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur

Paper charts ENC Foreign charts
ARG H-418, H-419 A, H-419 B, H-477, H-478, H-480 AR504800 BA 3424, 3425 / US 22430, 22433, 22436, 22437

 

Ushuaia is the capital of the Tierra del Fuego province, and has a population of about 67,000. The main economic activities are cattle breeding, tourism, the production and assembly of home appliances and fishing activities as a base for longliners and trawlers and local crab fishing. Road communication with the continent is through highway N°3, which enters Chilean territory up to the Magallanes Strait (crossed by ferry). The local airport serves domestic and international carriers.