Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport

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Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (Tirirical)
Aeroporto Internacional Marechal Cunha Machado (Tirirical)
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IATA: SLZICAO: SBSL
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves São Luís
Elevation AMSL 54 m / 178 ft
Coordinates 02°35′13″S 044°14′10″W / 2.58694°S 44.23611°W / -2.58694; -44.23611Coordinates: 02°35′13″S 044°14′10″W / 2.58694°S 44.23611°W / -2.58694; -44.23611
Website Infraero SLZ
Map
SLZ is located in Brazil
SLZ
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Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,385 7,825 Asphalt
09/27 1,464 4,803 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 1,815,909
Aircraft Operations 27,975
Metric tonnes of cargo 7,063
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport (IATA: SLZICAO: SBSL), formerly called Tirirical Airport, is the airport serving São Luís, Brazil. Since 17 October 1985 the airport is named after Marechal Cunha Machado.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

In 1942 the airport was inaugurated and since 1974 it is operated by Infraero.

The present passenger terminal was opened in June 1998. In October 2004 it was upgraded to international category.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins, Belém, Campinas, Carajás, Fortaleza, Recife, Salvador da Bahia
Gol Airlines Belém, Brasília, Fortaleza, Imperatriz, Manaus, Recife, Rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Salvador da Bahia, Santarém, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Teresina
TAM Airlines Aracaju, Belém, Brasília, Campinas, Fortaleza, Imperatriz, Manaus, Recife, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont, Santarém, São Paulo-Guarulhos

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Accidents[edit]

Incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 15 km (9 mi) from downtown São Luís.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2013" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 4 February 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Lei n˚7.383, de 17 de outubro de 1985" (in Portuguese). Senado Federal. 17 October 1985. Retrieved 18 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Accident description PP-PDX". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Germano da Silva, Carlos Ari César (2008). "O mistério do Tirirical". O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX através dos seus acidentes 1928–1996 (in Portuguese) (2 ed.). Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS. pp. 279–284. ISBN 978-85-7430-760-2. 
  7. ^ "Incident description 3 February 1984". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 

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