Ruben Berta International Airport

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Ruben Berta International Airport

Aeroporto International Rubem Berta
Let 410 at Uruguaiana Airport - Brazil.JPG
A NHT Linhas Aéreas aircraft at Uruguaiana
Summary
Airport typePublic
Operator
ServesUruguaiana
Time zoneTime in Brazil (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL78 m / 256 ft
Coordinates29°47′00″S 057°02′13″W / 29.78333°S 57.03694°W / -29.78333; -57.03694Coordinates: 29°47′00″S 057°02′13″W / 29.78333°S 57.03694°W / -29.78333; -57.03694
Map
URG is located in Brazil
URG
URG
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,500 4,921 Asphalt
Statistics (2021)
Passengers17,947 Increase 286%
Aircraft Operations616 Increase 139%
Metric tonnes of cargo24 Increase 454%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Ruben Berta International Airport (IATA: URG, ICAO: SBUG) is the airport serving Uruguaiana, Brazil. It is named after Ruben Berta (1907–1966), third Manager-Director of Varig.[4] Even though Ruben Berta was spelled as Ruben the airport's official name is spelled Rubem.

It is operated by CCR.

History[edit]

The airport was commissioned in 1945 and the terminal building in 1968. On September 29, 1967, the airport was renamed after Ruben Berta.

Previously operated by Infraero, on April 7, 2021 CCR won a 30-year concession to operate the airport.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Porto Alegre
Seasonal: Florianópolis
Gol Transportes Aéreos São Paulo–Guarulhos

Access[edit]

The airport is located 9 km (6 mi) from downtown Uruguaiana.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). February 14, 2022. Retrieved March 5, 2022.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Internacional Rubem Berta". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  3. ^ "Aeródromos". ANAC (in Portuguese). June 29, 2020. Retrieved January 11, 2021.
  4. ^ Beting, Gianfranco; Beting, Joelmir (2009). Varig: Eterna Pioneira (in Portuguese). Porto Alegre and São Paulo: EDIPUCRS and Beting Books. pp. 44–50. ISBN 978-85-7430-901-9.
  5. ^ "Governo federal arrecada R$ 3,3 bilhões com leilão de 22 aeroportos". Agência Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved April 7, 2021.

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