Palmas Airport

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Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport
Aeroporto de Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues
Terminal Aéreo Palmas TO Brasil 01.jpg
IATA: PMWICAO: SBPJ
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Palmas
Hub for SETE Linhas Aéreas
Elevation AMSL 236 m / 774 ft
Coordinates 10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778Coordinates: 10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778
Website Infraero PMW
Map
PMW is located in Brazil
PMW
PMW
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 576,633
Aircraft Operations 19,172
Metric tonnes of cargo 2,295
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport (IATA: PMWICAO: SBPJ) is the airport serving Palmas, Brazil. The airport is named after Lysias Augusto Rodrigues (1896-1957), a military figure, crucial to the integration of Tocantins to Brazil via the passenger air services of the Brazilian Air Force.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was inaugurated on October 5, 2001. It has an area of 23,739,952.00m² enough to future expansions, as needed. The terminal has 12,300m² and a capacity for 370,000 passengers/year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, Campinas, Goiânia
Gol Airlines Brasília, Goiânia, São Paulo-Congonhas, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Goiânia, Uberlândia
SETE Linhas Aéreas Altamira, Araguaína, Belém, Goiânia, Marabá
TAM Airlines Brasília, São Paulo-Congonhas

Access[edit]

The airport is located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Palmas, 5 km (3 mi) from Taquaralto, and 30 km (19 mi) from Taquaruçu.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2013" (in Portuguese). Infraero. February 4, 2014. Retrieved July 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ Cambeses Júnior, Manuel. "Major-Brigadeiro-do-Ar Lysias Augusto Rodrigues" (in Portuguese). Incaer. Retrieved May 19, 2011. 

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