Uberlândia Airport

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Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport

Aeroporto de Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorInfraero
ServesUberlândia
Elevation AMSL943 m / 3,094 ft
Coordinates18°53′01″S 048°13′31″W / 18.88361°S 48.22528°W / -18.88361; -48.22528Coordinates: 18°53′01″S 048°13′31″W / 18.88361°S 48.22528°W / -18.88361; -48.22528
WebsiteInfraero UDI
Map
UDI is located in Brazil
UDI
UDI
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
04/22 1,950 6,398 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers1,050,330 Decrease 10.1%
Aircraft Operations23,624 Decrease 13.8%
Metric tonnes of cargo1,627 Decrease 24.0%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Uberlândia–Ten. Cel. Av. César Bombonato Airport (IATA: UDI, ICAO: SBUL) is the airport serving Uberlândia, Brazil. Since 2001 the airport is named after the Uberlândia-born pilot of the Brazilian Air Force César Bombonato (1955-1998), who died in an air crash.

It is operated by Infraero.

History[edit]

The first flight to the site of the airport was operated on May 10, 1935 but the area was officially designated only on July 21, 1953.

In 1980, the administration of the airport was taken over by Infraero and on June 8, 2001 the name was officially changed to include a tribute to the aviator César Bombonato.

In 2005, the airport terminal was extensively renewed and enlarged. In 2007, the runway was extended.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins, Maceió, Natal, Campinas, Porto Seguro, Recife
Gol Airlines São Paulo-Congonhas, São Paulo-Guarulhos
LATAM Brasil São Paulo-Congonhas, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas Brasília, Ribeirão Preto

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Access[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Archived from the original on 23 April 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero.
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC.
  4. ^ "Accident description PP-PCN". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 August 2011.

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