Palmas Airport

Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport (IATA: PMW, ICAO: SBPJ) is the airport serving Palmas, Brazil. The airport is named after Brigadier Lysias Augusto Rodrigues (1896-1957), one of the founding figures of the Brazilian Air Force and crucial to the integration of Tocantins to Brazil via the passenger air services of the Brazilian Air Force.[4]

Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues Airport

Aeroporto de Palmas–Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues
Terminal Aéreo Palmas TO Brasil 01.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorInfraero
ServesPalmas
Elevation AMSL236 m / 774 ft
Coordinates10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778Coordinates: 10°17′24″S 048°21′28″W / 10.29000°S 48.35778°W / -10.29000; -48.35778
Websitewww4.infraero.gov.br/aeroportos/aeroporto-de-palmas-brigadeiro-lysias-rodrigues/
Map
PMW is located in Brazil
PMW
PMW
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,500 8,202 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers588,198 Decrease 13.0%
Aircraft Operations11,144 Decrease 13.7%
Metric tonnes of cargo2,8979 Increase 3.2%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

It is operated by Infraero.

HistoryEdit

The airport was commissioned on October 5, 2001. It has an area of 23,739,952.00m² which is enough to future expansions. The terminal has 12,300m² and a capacity for 2 100,000 passengers/year.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Goiânia
Gol Transportes Aéreos Brasília, Salvador da Bahia (begins 18 December 2020)[5]
LATAM Brasil São Paulo–Guarulhos

AccessEdit

The airport is located 20 km (12 mi) from downtown Palmas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estatísticas". Infraero (in Portuguese). 20 February 2020. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  2. ^ "Aeroporto Brigadeiro Lysias Rodrigues". Infraero (in Portuguese). Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Aeródromos". ANAC (in Portuguese). 15 October 2019. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  4. ^ Cambeses Júnior, Manuel. "Major-Brigadeiro-do-Ar Lysias Augusto Rodrigues" (PDF). Incaer (in Portuguese). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2011.
  5. ^ "GOL já vende passagens em voos de Salvador para três novas capitais". Aeroin (in Portuguese). 27 October 2020. Retrieved 28 October 2020.

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