Leite Lopes Airport

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Dr. Leite Lopes–Ribeirão Preto State Airport
Aeroporto Estadual Dr. Leite Lopes–Ribeirão Preto
Aer. Leite Lopes.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator DAESP
Serves Ribeirão Preto
Hub for Passaredo Linhas Aéreas
Elevation AMSL 550 m / 1,804 ft
Coordinates 21°08′11″S 047°46′36″W / 21.13639°S 47.77667°W / -21.13639; -47.77667Coordinates: 21°08′11″S 047°46′36″W / 21.13639°S 47.77667°W / -21.13639; -47.77667
RAO is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 2,100 6,890 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 922,756 Decrease 16.9%
Aircraft Operations 46,360 Decrease 19.7%
Metric tonnes of cargo 908 Decrease 14.1%
Statistics: DAESP[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Dr. Leite Lopes–Ribeirão Preto State Airport (IATA: RAOICAO: SBRP) is the airport serving Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

It is operated by DAESP.


Dr. Leite Lopes State Airport was opened on April 2, 1939, and soon after, in 1940, the runway was extended for the first time.

In 1996 the whole airport complex received its major renovation in which the runway and adjoining taxiway were extended from 1,800m to 2,100m and a new larger apron was built.

In 2006 the width of the runway was enlarged to 45m and finally in July 2010 the renovation and enlargement of the terminal building was completed.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Porto Seguro, Recife
LATAM Brasil São Paulo-Congonhas
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Belo Horizonte-Pampulha, Brasília, Goiânia, Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont, São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Três Lagoas


The airport is located 10 km (6 mi) from downtown Ribeirão Preto.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). DAESP. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Estadual Dr. Leite Lopes–Ribeirão Preto" (in Portuguese). DAESP. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ Castro, Danielle (20 January 2010). "Com mais passageiros" (in Portuguese). Gazeta de Ribeirão. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 

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