Usiminas Airport

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Usiminas Airport
Aeroporto da Usiminas
Aeroporto da Usiminas, Ipatinga-Santana do Paraíso MG.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Socicam
Serves Ipatinga
Location Santana do Paraíso, Brazil
Elevation AMSL 239 m / 784 ft
Coordinates 19°28′14″S 042°29′17″W / 19.47056°S 42.48806°W / -19.47056; -42.48806Coordinates: 19°28′14″S 042°29′17″W / 19.47056°S 42.48806°W / -19.47056; -42.48806
Website Socicam IPN
IPN is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,005 6,578 Asphalt
Sources: World Aero Data,[1] ANAC[2]

Usiminas Airport (IATA: IPNICAO: SBIP), also known as Steel Valley Regional Airport, is the airport serving Ipatinga, Brazil, located in the adjoining municipality of Santana do Paraíso.

It is administrated by Socicam.


Formerly owned and administrated by the steel manufacturer Usiminas, in 2012 the administration started to be conducted in partnership with the Socicam.[3] However, since March 2016 the concessionary Socicam has been temporarily the sole administrator.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins


The airport is located 5 km (3 mi) from downtown Ipatinga.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Usiminas Airport Information". World Aero Data. 
  2. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  3. ^ "Edital sobre licitação do aeroporto previsto para ser publicado em março" (in Portuguese). Diário do aço. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Contrato emergencial para aeroporto" (in Portuguese). Diário do aço. 10 March 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 

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