Macaé Airport

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Benedito Lacerda Airport
Aeroporto Benedito Lacerda
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Macaé
Elevation AMSL 2 m / 7 ft
Coordinates 22°20′45″S 041°45′50″W / 22.34583°S 41.76389°W / -22.34583; -41.76389Coordinates: 22°20′45″S 041°45′50″W / 22.34583°S 41.76389°W / -22.34583; -41.76389
Website Infraero MEA
MEA is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 1,200 3,937 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 443,615
Aircraft Operations 54,718
Metric tonnes of cargo 410
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Benedito Lacerda Airport (IATA: MEAICAO: SBME) is the airport serving Macaé, Brazil. The airport is named after Benedicto Lacerda (1903–1958), a musician born in Macaé.

It is operated by Infraero.


The airport was established in the 1960s as an airfield for general aviation and a Flying club. In the 1980s the runway was paved and an apron and a terminal with 941 m² were constructed, enabling Macaé Airport to fully support the operations related to the Campos basin. In fact, most of its movement (98%) is related to helicopter flights to/from offshore oil platforms of the Campos basin. Its apron has 6 positions for fixed-wing aircraft and 38 positions for rotorcrafts.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.

Accidents and incidents[edit]


The airport is located 6 km (4 mi) from downtown Macaé.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 12 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Accident description PP-SBC". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved August 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ Germano da Silva, Carlos Ari César (2008). "Visumento". O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX através dos seus acidentes 1928-1996 (in Portuguese) (2 ed.). Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS. pp. 338–341. ISBN 978-85-7430-760-2. 

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