Maringá Regional Airport

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Sílvio Name Júnior Regional Airport
Aeroporto Regional Sílvio Name Júnior
MGF 11 2012 Maringa Regional Airport 4689.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Terminais Aéreos de Maringá – SBMG S.A.
SEIL
Serves Maringá
Elevation AMSL 545 m / 1,788 ft
Coordinates 23°28′46″S 052°00′44″W / 23.47944°S 52.01222°W / -23.47944; -52.01222Coordinates: 23°28′46″S 052°00′44″W / 23.47944°S 52.01222°W / -23.47944; -52.01222
Website SEIL MGF
Aeroporto MGF
Map
MGF is located in Brazil
MGF
MGF
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,100 6,890 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 677,264
Aircraft Operations 16,726
Statistics: SEIL[1][2]
Sources: Airport Website,[3] ANAC[4]

Sílvio Name Júnior Regional Airport (IATA: MGFICAO: SBMG), is the airport serving Maringá, Brazil. It is named after Sílvio Name Júnior (1967-2000), a local businessman and politician who died on an air crash.[5]

It is operated by Terminais Aéreos de Maringá – SBMG, a semi-independent Transportation Authority of Maringá, indirectly related to the Municipality of Maringá, and under the supervision of Aeroportos do Paraná (SEIL).

History[edit]

The airport serves an area composed of the city of Maringá and neighboring communities, with a total number of 2 million inhabitants. The new terminal was built between October, 1994 and September 16, 2000. It began operating on April 25, 2001.

The airport is very modern and the runway of the airport is capable to handle major regional and domestic flights. Its terminal is designed to handle more than 430,000 passengers per year.

The airport has service with over 120 parking places.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Curitiba
Gol Airlines Curitiba, São Paulo-Congonhas, São Paulo-Guarulhos

Access[edit]

The airport is located 12 km (7 mi) from downtown Maringá.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEIL Statistics for Transported Passengers at the Airport" (PDF) (in Portuguese). SEIL. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "SEIL Statistics for Aircraft Operations at the Airport" (PDF) (in Portuguese). SEIL. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). SEIL. 
  4. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  5. ^ Scolese, Eduardo (December 17, 2000). "Vítima de acidente com bimotor era candidato a prefeito em Maringá" (in Portuguese). Folha.com. Retrieved October 6, 2010. 

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