Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport

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Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte)

Aeroporto Internacional de Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira (Belmonte)
Aeroporto Internacional de Porto Velho 1.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic/Military
OperatorInfraero
ServesPorto Velho
Elevation AMSL88 m / 289 ft
Coordinates08°42′49″S 063°54′10″W / 8.71361°S 63.90278°W / -8.71361; -63.90278Coordinates: 08°42′49″S 063°54′10″W / 8.71361°S 63.90278°W / -8.71361; -63.90278
WebsiteInfraero PVH
Map
PVH is located in Brazil
PVH
PVH
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,400 7,874 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers828,139 Increase 4.3%
Aircraft operations13,973 Decrease 6.4%
Metric tonnes of cargo3,360 Increase 62.6%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport website,[2] ANAC[3]

Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (IATA: PVH, ICAO: SBPV) also called Belmonte Airport referring to the neighborhood where it is located, is the airport serving Porto Velho, Brazil. Since 3 July 2002, the airport has been named after Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira (1922-1987), the first governor of the state of Rondônia.[4]

The airport is operated by Infraero.

Some of its facilities are shared with the Porto Velho Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.

History[edit]

The airport was opened on 16 April 1969 as a replacement for Caiari Airport, which was then closed. The airport has been operated by Infraero since 1979 and in 2002 it gained international status.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte–Confins, Cuiabá, Manaus
Gol Transportes Aéreos Brasília, Manaus, Rio Branco, São Paulo-Guarulhos
LATAM Brasil Brasília, São Paulo–Guarulhos
Rimaa Cacoal, Lábrea, Manaus

a.^ Air taxi company operating regular charter flights.

Access[edit]

The airport is located 7 km (4 mi) from downtown Porto Velho.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 7 May 2019. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Internacional Gov. Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 18 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos". ANAC (in Portuguese).
  4. ^ "Lei n˚10.481, de 3 de julho de 2002" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. 3 July 2002. Retrieved 13 April 2011.

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