Protásio de Oliveira Airport
Belém-Brigadeiro Protásio de Oliveira Airport
Aeroporto de Belém-Brigadeiro Protásio de Oliveira
|Elevation AMSL||16 m / 52 ft|
Belém-Brigadeiro Protásio de Oliveira Airport (ICAO: SBJC), formerly called Júlio César Airport, is an airport serving Belém, Brazil. Since 14 April 2010, it is named after Protásio Lopes de Oliveira (1923–2003) former president of Infraero and commander of the 1st Regional Air Force (I COMAR).
It is operated by Infraero.
The airport was opened in 1936 as a military airfield. In 1937 the Flying School of Pará also established itself on the premises. The airport remained dedicated to military and instruction operations until 1976, when it was converted for public use with the name of Júlio César Airport, after the neighborhood where it is located.
In 1980 administration was transferred to Infraero and presently it is dedicated to general aviation.
Airlines and destinations
Currently no scheduled flights operate at this airport.
The airport is located 18 km (11 mi) from downtown Belém.