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Teresina Airport

Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport
Aeroporto de Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella
Aeroporto teresina pi brasil.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Infraero
Serves Teresina
Elevation AMSL 67 m / 219 ft
Coordinates 05°03′38″S 042°49′28″W / 5.06056°S 42.82444°W / -5.06056; -42.82444Coordinates: 05°03′38″S 042°49′28″W / 5.06056°S 42.82444°W / -5.06056; -42.82444
THE is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
02/20 2,200 7,218 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers 1,085,974 Decrease 10.2%
Aircraft Operations 15,856 Decrease 12.8%
Metric tonnes of cargo 2,826 Decrease 9.8%
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport (IATA: THEICAO: SBTE) is the airport serving Teresina, Brazil. Since December 22, 1999 it is named after Petrônio Portella Nunes (1925-1980) a former Mayor of Teresina, Governor of Piauí, Senator and Minister of Justice who had a key role in preparing the end of the Brazilian military government.[4]

It is operated by Infraero.



The airport was opened on September 30, 1967 and since December 23, 1974 it is operated by Infraero.

The airport underwent major renovations between 1998 and 2001, including the passenger terminal, runway and the construction of a new control tower.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas, Fortaleza, Recife, São Luís
Gol Airlines Brasília, Fortaleza, São Paulo-Guarulhos
LATAM Brasil Brasília, Fortaleza, São Paulo-Guarulhos
Piquiatuba Parnaíba, Picos, São Raimundo Nonato


The airport is located 5 km (3 mi) from downtown Teresina.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Lei n˚ 9.942, de 22 de dezembro de 1999" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. December 23, 1999. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 

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