São Filipe Airport

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São Filipe Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorAeroportos e Segurança Aérea (ASA)
ServesSão Filipe
LocationFogo, Cape Verde
Elevation AMSL170 m / 558 ft
Coordinates14°52′58.8″N 24°28′48″W / 14.883000°N 24.48000°W / 14.883000; -24.48000Coordinates: 14°52′58.8″N 24°28′48″W / 14.883000°N 24.48000°W / 14.883000; -24.48000
SFL is located in Cape Verde
Location in Cape Verde
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 1,350 4,429 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Aircraft Operations1,418
Metric tonnes of cargo20.6[1]

São Filipe Airport (Portuguese: Aeródromo de São Filipe, also: Aeródromo do Fogo) (IATA: SFL, ICAO: GVSF) is Cape Verde's fifth most-used airport, located in the island of Fogo. It is located 2 km southeast of the town of São Filipe, near the Atlantic Ocean. It is used for domestic flights only.

The airport was completed in 1997,[2] replacing a smaller airfield at the same location. Its runway measures 1,350 metres (4,430 ft) by 30 metres (98 ft) wide. The maximum single-wheel load is 20 tonnes.[2]

São Filipe-Aérodrome (3).jpg

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Binter CV Praia
Cabo Verde Express Praia, Sal


Year Passengers Operations Cargo (t)
2012 74,408 - -
2013[3] 62,088 1,756 54
2016[1] 55,168 1,052 25.6
2017[1] 72,949 1,418 20.6

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Boletim Estatístico de Tráfego – Ano 2017" (PDF) (in Portuguese). ASA. January 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b Aeródromo do Fogo, Aeroportos e Segurança Aérea (in Portuguese)
  3. ^ "Relative Statistics in Airports" (PDF) (in Portuguese). ASA. 1 April 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2014.

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