Embraer Unidade Gavião Peixoto Airport

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Gavião Peixoto Airport
Aeroporto de Gavião Peixoto
Airport type Private
Owner/Operator Embraer
Serves Gavião Peixoto
Elevation AMSL 603 m / 1,978 ft
Coordinates 21°45′52″S 048°24′17″W / 21.76444°S 48.40472°W / -21.76444; -48.40472Coordinates: 21°45′52″S 048°24′17″W / 21.76444°S 48.40472°W / -21.76444; -48.40472
Website Embraer Gavião Peixoto
SBGP is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 4,967 16,295 Asphalt
Sources: World Aero Data,[1] ANAC[2]

Embraer Unidade Gavião Peixoto Airport (ICAO: SBGP) is a private airport located near Gavião Peixoto, Brazil. It is owned and operated by Embraer and used as for testing civil and military aircraft.


On October 2001 Embraer opened a plant on the Aerodrome of Gavião Peixoto, near Araraquara, to house the final assembly of aircraft and to test equipment and technology. For this purpose, Embraer built runway 02/20 with 4,967 x 45 m, considered to be the longest public use runway in the Americas and the fifth longest in the world. Even so, only 3,000 m are actually used. Embraer offers customer support for its clientele on the site.

The plant manufactures the wings of the Embraer 190 and 195, the Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano and Embraer KC-390 aircraft, the refurbishing of the Northrop F-5 of the Brazilian Air Force, and since 2008 the final assembly of Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 aircraft.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.


The airport is located 18 km (11 mi) from downtown Gavião Peixoto and 42 km (26 mi) from downtown Araraquara.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Gavião Peixoto Airport Information". World Aero Data. 
  2. ^ "Lista de aeródromos privados" (in Portuguese). ANAC. Archived from the original on 2012-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Conheça a Embraer:Unidades Embraer" (in Portuguese). Embraer. Retrieved April 26, 2011. 

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