Cruzeiro do Sul International Airport

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Cruzeiro do Sul International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de Cruzeiro do Sul
Aeroporto de Cruzeiro do Sul-AC.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Cruzeiro do Sul
Elevation AMSL 194 m / 637 ft
Coordinates 07°35′58″S 072°46′10″W / 7.59944°S 72.76944°W / -7.59944; -72.76944Coordinates: 07°35′58″S 072°46′10″W / 7.59944°S 72.76944°W / -7.59944; -72.76944
Website Infraero CZS
Map
CZS is located in Brazil
CZS
CZS
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 79,844
Aircraft Operations 4,789
Metric tonnes of cargo 96
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Cruzeiro do Sul International Airport (IATA: CZS, ICAO: SBCZ) is the airport serving Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil. It is the westernmost Brazilian airport served by scheduled flights.

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was inaugurated on October 28, 1970.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Gol Airlines Brasília, Manaus, Rio Branco, São Paulo-Guarulhos

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 22 June 1992: a VASP cargo Boeing 737-2A1C registration PP-SND en route from Rio Branco to Cruzeiro do Sul crashed in the jungle while on arrival procedures to Cruzeiro do Sul. The crew of 2 and 1 occupant died.[4]
  • 29 October 2009: a Brazilian Air Force Cessna 208 Caravan registration FAB-2725 en route from Cruzeiro do Sul to Tabatinga made an emergency landing on a river due engine failure. Of the 11 occupants, 1 passenger and 1 crew member died.[5]

Access[edit]

Inside the airport terminal

The airport is located 14 km (9 mi) from downtown Cruzeiro do Sul.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 2 February 2016. Archived from the original on 4 April 2016. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Archived from the original on 2012-03-15.
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC.
  4. ^ "Accident description PP-SND". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved June 16, 2011.
  5. ^ "Accident description FAB-2725". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved June 16, 2011.

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