Petrolina Airport

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Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport
Aeroporto de Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Petrolina
Juazeiro
Elevation AMSL 384 m / 1,260 ft
Coordinates 09°22′03″S 040°35′49″W / 9.36750°S 40.59694°W / -9.36750; -40.59694Coordinates: 09°22′03″S 040°35′49″W / 9.36750°S 40.59694°W / -9.36750; -40.59694
Website Infraero PNZ
Map
PNZ is located in Brazil
PNZ
PNZ
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
13/31 3,250 10,663 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 447,539 Decrease 1.7%
Aircraft Operations 6,211 Increase 10.3%
Metric tonnes of cargo 3,661 Increase 3.4%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport (IATA: PNZICAO: SBPL) is the airport serving Petrolina, Pernambuco and Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil. It is named after the Petrolina-born Senator Nilo de Sousa Coelho (1920–1983).

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

Petrolina Airport handles the export of fresh fruits from the São Francisco valley to Europe and the United States. The cargo terminal operates with 6 large coolers[4] with capacity for 17,000 boxes each plus 2 cooler tunnels.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Avianca Brazil Recife, Salvador da Bahia, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Juazeiro do Norte
Gol Airlines São Paulo-Guarulhos

Cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Cargolux Luxembourg

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 9 km (6 mi) from downtown Petrolina and 15 km (9 mi) from downtown Juazeiro.

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. ^ "Aeroporto de Petrolina-Nilo Coelho" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Accident description PP-ZNU". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 

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