Uberlândia Airport

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Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport
Aeroporto de Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato
IATA: UDIICAO: SBUL
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Uberlândia
Elevation AMSL 943 m / 3,094 ft
Coordinates 18°53′01″S 048°13′31″W / 18.88361°S 48.22528°W / -18.88361; -48.22528Coordinates: 18°53′01″S 048°13′31″W / 18.88361°S 48.22528°W / -18.88361; -48.22528
Website Infraero UDI
Map
UDI is located in Brazil
UDI
UDI
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,950 6,398 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 1,136,908
Aircraft Operations 29,943
Metric tonnes of cargo 1,863
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport (IATA: UDIICAO: 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 Infraero.

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]

Airlines Destinations
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
Gol Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, São Paulo-Congonhas
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Cuiabá, Goiânia, Palmas, Ribeirão Preto, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, São Paulo-Guarulhos
TAM Airlines São Paulo-Congonhas

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 9 km (6 mi) from downtown Uberlândia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2013" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Infraero. February 4, 2014. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Accident description PP-PCN". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 

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