Orlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport (IATA: MBK, ICAO: SWXM) is the airport serving Matupá, Brazil. The airport is named after the oldest of the Villas-Bôas brothers, Brazilian activists who in 1961 succeeded in getting the entire upper Xingu legally protected. This was the first and largest indigenous protected area in all South America and prototype for dozens of similar reserves in the continent.

Orlando Villas-Bôas Regional Airport

Aeroporto Regional Orlando Villas-Bôas
Summary
Airport typePublic
ServesMatupá
Elevation AMSL283 m / 928 ft
Coordinates10°10′13″S 054°57′10″W / 10.17028°S 54.95278°W / -10.17028; -54.95278Coordinates: 10°10′13″S 054°57′10″W / 10.17028°S 54.95278°W / -10.17028; -54.95278
Map
MBK is located in Brazil
MBK
MBK
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 1,482 4,862 Gravel
Source: ANAC[1]

HistoryEdit

The airport is dedicated to general aviation.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.

AccessEdit

The airport is located 4 km (2 mi) from downtown Matupá.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC.

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