Mossoró Airport

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Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport
Aeroporto Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado
Summary
Airport type Public
Serves Mossoró
Elevation AMSL 23 m / 77 ft
Coordinates 05°11′45″S 037°21′42″W / 5.19583°S 37.36167°W / -5.19583; -37.36167Coordinates: 05°11′45″S 037°21′42″W / 5.19583°S 37.36167°W / -5.19583; -37.36167
Map
MVF is located in Brazil
MVF
MVF
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
05/23 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Sources: World Aero Data,[1] ANAC[2]

Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport (IATA: MVF, ICAO: SBMS) is the airport serving Mossoró, Brazil. Since May 27, 1953 the airport is named after Jerônimo Dix-sept Rosado Maia (1911-1951), former Mayor of Mossoró and Governor of Rio Grande do Norte.[3]

History[edit]

The airport is named after Jerônimo Dix-Sept Rosado Maia (1911-1951), former Mayor of Mossoró and Governor of Rio Grande do Norte, who died on a Lóide Aéreo Nacional air crash near Aracaju on July 12, 1951.

Due to lack of a lighting system on the runway, the airport was closed between 2007 and 2010. On October 2010 it was opened again for daylight traffic.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Recife

Access[edit]

The airport is located 4 km (2 mi) from downtown Mossoró.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mossoró Airport Information". World Aero Data. 
  2. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  3. ^ "Lei n˚1.871, de 27 de maio de 1953" (in Portuguese). Soleis. July 21, 1953. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved May 3, 2011. 

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