Teresina Airport

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Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport
Aeroporto de Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella
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IATA: THEICAO: SBTE
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Teresina
Elevation AMSL 67 m / 219 ft
Coordinates 05°03′38″S 042°49′28″W / 5.06056°S 42.82444°W / -5.06056; -42.82444Coordinates: 05°03′38″S 042°49′28″W / 5.06056°S 42.82444°W / -5.06056; -42.82444
Website Infraero THE
Map
THE is located in Brazil
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Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 1,091,242
Aircraft Operations 16,799
Metric tonnes of cargo 3,673
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport (IATA: THEICAO: SBTE) is the airport serving Teresina, Brazil. Since December 22, 1999 it is named after Petrônio Portella Nunes (1925-1980) a former Mayor of Teresina, Governor of Piauí, Senator and Minister of Justice who had a key role in preparing the end of the Brazilian military government.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was opened on September 30, 1967 and since December 23, 1974 it is operated by Infraero.

The airport underwent major renovations between 1998 and 2001, including the passenger terminal, runway and the construction of a new control tower.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins, Campinas, Fortaleza, Parnaíba, Recife, Salvador da Bahia, São Luís.
Gol Airlines Brasília, Curitiba, Fortaleza, Goiânia, São Paulo-Guarulhos
TAM Airlines Brasília, Fortaleza, São Luís, São Paulo-Guarulhos

Access[edit]

The airport is located 5 km (3 mi) from downtown Teresina.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2013" (in Portuguese). Infraero. January 14, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Lei n˚ 9.942, de 22 de dezembro de 1999" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. December 23, 1999. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 

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