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
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
CZS is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
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.


The airport was inaugurated on October 28, 1970.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

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]


Inside the airport terminal

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

See also[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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