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SACO

SACO is an initialism that may refer to:

  • Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport's ICAO code
  • SACO Apartments, a UK-based vacation rental company
  • Sino-American Cooperative Organization, a World War II-era treaty for cooperation between the United States and Republic of China
  • South African Computer Olympiad, an annual computer programming competition for secondary school students
  • Special Action Committee on Okinawa, an agreement between the United States and Japan in 1995 to develop new rules to govern U.S. military bases on Okinawa
  • SACO (Colombia), or Colombian Air Service, an airline that operated from 1933 to 1940
  • St Augustine Chamber Orchestra, a chamber orchestra in Trinidad and Tobago
  • SACO Defense, now General Dynamics, a U.S. defense conglomerate
  • Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (SACO)

SACO (Colombia)

The Colombian Air Service , or SACO, was an early Colombian airline. Founded in 1933, in 1940 SACO merged with the Colombo-German Air Transport Society (Sociedad Colombo Alemana de Transporte Aéreo, or SCADTA); the new company was named Airline of the American Continent (Aerovías del Continente Americano, or Avianca). Avianca still operates to this day.

On 24 June 1935, a Ford Trimotor of SACO collided during take off with another Ford Trimotor of SCADTA at Medellín, Colombia. Fifteen people were killed, including the world-famous tango singer Carlos Gardel.

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Saco, MT -- U.S. town in Montana

Population (2000): 224
Housing Units (2000): 135
Land area (2000): 0.327531 sq. miles (0.848301 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.327531 sq. miles (0.848301 sq. km)
FIPS code: 65050
Located within: Montana (MT), FIPS 30
Location: 48.457557 N, 107.342030 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 59261
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Saco, MT
Saco

Saco, ME -- U.S. city in Maine

Population (2000): 16822
Housing Units (2000): 7424
Land area (2000): 38.475083 sq. miles (99.650002 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.870679 sq. miles (2.255048 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 39.345762 sq. miles (101.905050 sq. km)
FIPS code: 64675
Located within: Maine (ME), FIPS 23
Location: 43.510425 N, 70.444920 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 04072
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Saco, ME
Saco

Usage examples of "saco".

Their villages were on the waters of the Androscoggin, the Saco, the Kennebec, the Penobscot, the St.