Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport ( IATA: UDI, ICAO: SBUL) is the airport serving Uberlândia, Brazil. Since 2001 the airport is named after the Uberlândia-born pilot of the Brazilian Air Force César Bombonato (1955-1998), who died on an air crash.
It is operated by
History [ edit ]
The first flight to the site of the airport was operated on May 10, 1935 but the area was officially designated only on July 21, 1953.
In 1980 the administration of the airport was taken over by Infraero and on June 8, 2001 the name was officially changed to include a tribute to the aviator César Bombonato.
In 2005 the airport terminal was extensively renewed and enlarged and in 2007 the runway was extended.
Airlines and destinations [ edit ]
Azul Brazilian Airlines
Araxá, Belo Horizonte-Confins, Belo Horizonte-Pampulha, Brasília, Campinas, Goiânia, Porto Seguro, Recife, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont, Rio Verde, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Uberaba
Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, São Paulo-Congonhas
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas
Cuiabá, Goiânia, Palmas, Ribeirão Preto, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Accidents and incidents [ edit ]
The airport is located 9 km (6 mi) from downtown Uberlândia.
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