Carlos Prates Airport

Carlos Prates Airport (ICAO: SBPR) is one of the airports serving Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It is named after the neighborhood where it is located and this, in turn, was named after an Engineer that planned parts of Belo Horizonte.

Carlos Prates Airport

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Aeroporto Carlos Prates
Airport typePublic
ServesBelo Horizonte
Time zoneTime in Brazil (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL928 m / 3,044 ft
Coordinates19°54′33″S 043°59′21″W / 19.90917°S 43.98917°W / -19.90917; -43.98917Coordinates: 19°54′33″S 043°59′21″W / 19.90917°S 43.98917°W / -19.90917; -43.98917
SBPR is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 868 2,848 Asphalt
Statistics (2020)
Passengers19,256 Decrease 15%
Aircraft Operations13,748 Decrease 32%
Metric tonnes of cargo0
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

It is operated by Infraero.


The airport was commissioned in 1944 and has always been dedicated to general aviation and flying schools. Since 1973 it has been administrated by Infraero.

The airport will cease all operations permanently on May 1, 2022, and its operations will be transferred to Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport.[4][5]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.


The airport is located 6 km (4 mi) from downtown Belo Horizonte.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 10 February 2021. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Carlos Prates". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 17 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Aeródromos". ANAC (in Portuguese). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Operações no Aeroporto Carlos Prates vão até dia 31 de dezembro". Estado de Minas (in Portuguese). 14 January 2021. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Aeroporto Carlos Prates, em BH, ganha prazo extra antes de sua desativação". Aeroin (in Portuguese). 26 December 2021. Retrieved 26 December 2021.

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