Usiminas Airport

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Usiminas Airport
Aeroporto da Usiminas
Aeroporto da Usiminas, Ipatinga-Santana do Paraíso MG.JPG
Summary
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
Map
IPN is located in Brazil
IPN
IPN
Location in Brazil
Runways
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.

History[edit]

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

Access[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[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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