Asunción (UK: / ə ˌ s ʊ n s i ˈ ɒ n /, US: / ɑː ˌ s uː n s i ˈ oʊ n, ɑː s uː n ˈ s j oʊ n /, Spanish: ) is the capital and the largest city of Paraguay in South America. The city stands on the eastern bank of the Paraguay River, almost at the confluence of this river with the Pilcomayo River.
Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (IATA: ASU, ICAO: SGAS) is the main international airport in Luque, Paraguay. It also serves Paraguay's capital city, Asunción, and indirectly serves the nearby city of Clorinda, Formosa in Argentina. The airport is named after Paraguayan aviator Silvio Pettirossi.