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 (2017)
Passengers 485,495 Increase 8.4%
Aircraft Operations 6,056 Decrease 2.5%
Metric tonnes of cargo 4,784 Increase 30.7%

Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport (IATA: PNZ, ICAO: 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[1] with capacity for 17,000 boxes each plus 2 cooler tunnels.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Passenger[edit]

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

Cargo[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
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. ^ "Aeroporto de Petrolina-Nilo Coelho" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Accident description PP-ZNU". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 August 2011.

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