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Buenos Aires : Argentina | Jul 09, 2011 at 5:09 AM PDT
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The Puyehue volcano is high in the Andes mountains, 870 km (540 miles) south of Santiago near the border with Argentina

Flights on the two main airports in Argentina began to normalize in the afternoon on Friday after being suspended due to a cloud of volcanic ash from Chile, airline sources said.

In airflow of Aeroparque and Ezeiza terminal is affected since early June, when it erupted the volcano Puyehue-Cordón Caulle.

An official source from the Chilean airline LAN said it had begun flights leaving and arriving at Ezeiza international terminal, but said there was no service from the Metropolitan Airport Aeroparque.

In the state Aerolineas Argentinas, an official source also reported that flights were operating.

The ash cloud has forced airlines operating in Argentina to cancel dozens of international and local flights.

At the airport of Carrasco Uruguay remained canceled about 70 flights of different companies.

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