Arturo Merino Benítez

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Arturo Merino Benítez (b. Chillán, Ñuble, Biobío, Chile, Mey 17, 1888 - d. Santiago de Chile, Región Metropolitana, Mey 2, 1970), wis a aviator wi rank o Commodore, an the foonder o baith the Chilean Air Force (1930) an LAN Chile (1929) the naitional airline. Chile's lairgest airport is namit in his honour, Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez Internaitional Airport. His parents wur Pedro Merino Feliú an Clorinda Benítez Labbé. He dee'd frae a stroke at age 82, his remains are at the Cementerio General de Santiago.

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