Barreiras Airport

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Barreiras Airport
Aeroporto de Barreiras
Airport type Public
Serves Barreiras
Elevation AMSL 746 m / 2,447 ft
Coordinates 12°04′45″S 045°00′34″W / 12.07917°S 45.00944°W / -12.07917; -45.00944Coordinates: 12°04′45″S 045°00′34″W / 12.07917°S 45.00944°W / -12.07917; -45.00944
BRA is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 1,600 5,249 Concrete
Sources: World Aero Data,[1] ANAC[2]

Barreiras Airport (IATA: BRAICAO: SNBR) is the airport serving Barreiras, Brazil.


The airport was opened in 1940 and served as a strategic technical stop on the route Rio de Janeiro-Miami, enabling faster flights as compared with the ones operated via the coast. Furthermore, because of the existence of a river and a railway, fuel was easily transported to the site. During World War II the airport became a United States Air Force Base but after 1945 it returned to its original civil vocation.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Brasília, Salvador da Bahia
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Brasília, Ribeirão Preto, Salvador da Bahia


The airport is located 14 km (9 mi) from downtown Barreiras.

Future developments[edit]

The government of the State of Bahia has already contracted services for renovating and enlarging the passenger terminal and extending the runway to 2,300 x 45 m.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Barreiras Airport Information". World Aero Data. 
  2. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  3. ^ "Aeroporto de Barreiras: reforma à vista" (in Portuguese). Além da Notícia. October 19, 2010. Archived from the original on September 3, 2011. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 

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