Rio Branco International Airport

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Rio Branco-Plácido de Castro International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de Rio Branco-Plácido de Castro
Riobranco aeroporto.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Rio Branco
Elevation AMSL 193 m / 633 ft
Coordinates 09°52′08″S 067°53′53″W / 9.86889°S 67.89806°W / -9.86889; -67.89806Coordinates: 09°52′08″S 067°53′53″W / 9.86889°S 67.89806°W / -9.86889; -67.89806
Website Infraero RBR
Map
RBR is located in Brazil
RBR
RBR
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
06/24 2,158 7,080 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 354,249 Decrease 8.5%
Aircraft Operations 6,283 Decrease 10.8%
Metric tonnes of cargo 1,138 Decrease 18.0%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Rio Branco-Plácido de Castro International Airport (IATA: RBRICAO: SBRB) is the airport serving Rio Branco, Brazil. Since April 13, 2009 the airport is named after José Plácido de Castro (1873–1908) a politician leader of the Acrean Revolution.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The airport was opened on November 22, 1999 as a replacement to Presidente Médici International Airport, which was then closed.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Gol Airlines Belém, Brasília, Cruzeiro do Sul, Fortaleza, Porto Velho, Manaus, São Paulo-Guarulhos
LATAM Brasil Brasília, Porto Velho
Rio Branco Aerotaxi a Feijó, Tarauacá

a.^ Air taxi company operating regular charter flights.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

The airport is located 25 km (16 mi) from downtown Rio Branco.

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. ^ "Lei n˚11.917, de 9 de abril de 2009" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. April 13, 2009. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Accident description PT-WRQ". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved August 13, 2011. 

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