Macapá International Airport

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Macapá-Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport

Aeroporto Internacional de Macapá-Alberto Alcolumbre
Aeroporto Internacional de Macapá.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorInfraero
ServesMacapá
Elevation AMSL17 m / 56 ft
Coordinates00°03′03″N 051°04′13″W / 0.05083°N 51.07028°W / 0.05083; -51.07028Coordinates: 00°03′03″N 051°04′13″W / 0.05083°N 51.07028°W / 0.05083; -51.07028
Websitewww4.infraero.gov.br/aeroportos/aeroporto-internacional-de-macapa-alberto-alcolumbre/
Map
MCP is located in Brazil
MCP
MCP
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08/26 1,800 5,906 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers568,873 Increase 6.5%
Aircraft Operations7,916 Decrease 16.6%
Metric tonnes of cargo2,773 Decrease 7.6%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Macapá-Alberto Alcolumbre International Airport (IATA: MCP, ICAO: SBMQ) is the airport serving Macapá, Brazil. Since April 22, 2009 the airport is named after Alberto Alcolumbre, a local businessman.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was opened in 1970.

Because of the Free Trade Zone of Macapá and Santana, regulated by the Federal Law 8.387, of December 30, 1991 at Macapá International Airport anyone, passengers (domestic and international) or visitors, can purchase goods at the Duty Free Shops.[5]

On April 12, 2019 a new terminal was opened replacing an older facility. Following its closure, the old terminal will be demolished to make room for an enlarged apron.[6][7]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belém
Azul Brazilian Airlines
operated by TwoFlex
Altamira, Belém
Gol Transportes Aéreos Belém
LATAM Brasil Brasília

Incident[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 3 km (2 mi) from downtown Macapá.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 20 February 2020. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Internacional Alberto Alcolumbre". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Aeródromos". ANAC (in Portuguese). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Lei n˚11.931, de 22 de abril de 2009" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. April 23, 2009. Archived from the original on October 8, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2011.
  5. ^ "Lei n˚8.387, de 30 de dezembro de 1991" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. December 31, 1991. Archived from the original on December 29, 2010. Retrieved April 13, 2011.
  6. ^ "Infraero entrega novo aeroporto de Macapá" (in Portuguese). Amazônia Brasil Rádio Web. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Após 15 anos de obras e paralizações novo aeroporto de Macapá será inaugurado" (in Portuguese). G1. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Incident description 4 July 1970". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved July 30, 2011.

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