Campina Grande Airport

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Presidente João Suassuna Airport

Aeroporto Presidente João Suassuna
Campina Grande Airport 2017 02.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorAENA
ServesCampina Grande
Elevation AMSL502 m / 1,646 ft
Coordinates07°16′09″S 035°53′42″W / 7.26917°S 35.89500°W / -7.26917; -35.89500Coordinates: 07°16′09″S 035°53′42″W / 7.26917°S 35.89500°W / -7.26917; -35.89500
WebsiteInfraero CPV
Map
CPV is located in Brazil
CPV
CPV
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
15/33 1,600 5,249 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers168,278 Increase 12.0%
Aircraft Operations3,444 Increase 3.3%
Metric tonnes of cargo462 Decrease 14.4%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Presidente João Suassuna Airport (IATA: CPV, ICAO: SBKG) is the airport serving Campina Grande, Brazil. It is named after João Suassuna (1886-1930), President of the State of Paraíba (at the time in Brazil, State Governors had the title of President) from 1924 to 1928.

It is operated by AENA.

History[edit]

Even though the airport was only inaugurated in 1963, since the 1940s air services operated to the site, using an existent runway.

Infraero became the operator of the airport in 1980. In 1984 and 1998 it made existensive renovation works, which included a new terminal capable of handling 250,000 passengers/year, and the renovation of the apron and runway. In 2003 it was re-inaugurated.

Previously operated by Infraero, on March 15, 2019 AENA won a 30-year concession to operate the airport.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Recife
Seasonal: João Pessoa
Gol Airlines São Paulo-Guarulhos

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 7 km (4 mi) from downtown Campina Grande.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 7 May 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Pres. João Suassuna". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC.
  4. ^ "Governo obtém R$ 2,377 bilhões em concessão de aeroportos em blocos". ANAC (in Portuguese). 15 March 2019. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Accident description PP-LDX". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
  6. ^ Germano da Silva, Carlos Ari César (2008). "Lima delta xadrez". O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX através dos seus acidentes 1928-1996 (in Portuguese) (2 ed.). Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS. pp. 169–170. ISBN 978-85-7430-760-2.

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