Palmas Airport

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Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport
Aeroporto de Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues
Terminal Aéreo Palmas TO Brasil 01.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Palmas
Elevation AMSL 236 m / 774 ft
Coordinates 10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778Coordinates: 10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778
Website Infraero PMW
Map
PMW is located in Brazil
PMW
PMW
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 617,703 Decrease 4.1%
Aircraft Operations 12,219 Decrease 18.1%
Metric tonnes of cargo 1,899 Decrease 9.4%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport (IATA: PMWICAO: SBPJ) is the airport serving Palmas, Brazil. The airport is named after Brigadier Lysias Augusto Rodrigues (1896-1957), one of the founding figures of the Brazilian Air Force and crucial to the integration of Tocantins to Brazil via the passenger air services of the Brazilian Air Force.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was inaugurated on October 5, 2001. It has an area of 23,739,952.00m² enough to future expansions, as needed. The terminal has 12,300m² and a capacity for 2 100,000 passengers/year.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belém, Belo Horizonte-Confins, Brasília, Campinas, Goiânia
Gol Airlines Brasília, São Paulo-Congonhas
LATAM Brasil Brasília, São Paulo-Congonhas
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Araguaína, Goiânia

Access[edit]

The airport is located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Palmas.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ Cambeses Júnior, Manuel. "Major-Brigadeiro-do-Ar Lysias Augusto Rodrigues" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Incaer. Retrieved May 19, 2011. 

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