Parnaíba-Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport

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Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport

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Aeroporto Internacional de Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho
Aeroporto Internacional de Parnaíba .jpg
Airport typePublic
OpenedOctober 19, 1971 (1971-10-19)
Time zoneTime in Brazil (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL5 m / 16 ft
Coordinates02°53′38″S 041°43′49″W / 2.89389°S 41.73028°W / -2.89389; -41.73028Coordinates: 02°53′38″S 041°43′49″W / 2.89389°S 41.73028°W / -2.89389; -41.73028
PHB is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers12,865 Increase 12%
Aircraft Operations1,430 Decrease 8%
Metric tonnes of cargo62 Increase 41%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport (IATA: PHB, ICAO: SBPB) is the airport serving Parnaíba, Brazil. It is informally known as Santos Dumont Airport because of its architectonical similarities with Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro. It is named after a former mayor of Parnaíba.

It is operated by Infraero.


The airport is located on a privileged touristic area, near the municipalities of Camocim and Jericoacoara, in Ceará, the delta of river Parnaíba, in Piauí, and Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in Maranhão.

The terminal building was commissioned on October 19, 1971.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Teresina


The airport is located 8 km (5 mi) from downtown Parnaíba.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 20 February 2020. Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Internacional Pref. Dr. João Silva Filho". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 7 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Aeródromos". ANAC (in Portuguese). 29 June 2020. Retrieved 30 April 2021.

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