Congonhas-São Paulo Airport

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São Paulo/Congonhas Airport
Aeroporto de São Paulo/Congonhas
Aeroporto de Congonhas - Aeronaves.jpg
Summary
Airport teep Public
Operator Infraero
Serves São Paulo
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 802 m / 2,631 ft
Coordinates 23°37′34″S 046°39′23″W / 23.62611°S 46.65639°W / -23.62611; -46.65639Coordinates: 23°37′34″S 046°39′23″W / 23.62611°S 46.65639°W / -23.62611; -46.65639
Wabsteid Infraero CGH
Map
CGH is locatit in São Paulo
CGH
CGH
Location in Brazil
Runways
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
17R/35L 1,940 6,365 Asphalt
17L/35R 1,435 4,708 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 17,119,530
Aircraft Operations 209,555
Metric tonnes of cargo 62,460
Statistics: Infraero[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

São Paulo/Congonhas Airport (IATA: CGHICAO: SBSP) Portuguese pronunciation: [kõˈɡõɲɐs] is ane o the three commercial airports servin São Paulo, Brazil. The airport is namit efter the neebourheid whaur it is locatit, formerly called Vila Congonhas, property o the stryndants o Lucas Antônio Monteiro de Barros (1767–1851), Viscoont o Congonhas do Campo, first preses o the Province o São Paulo efter the unthirldom o Brazil in 1822, durin the Empire. In turn, the Viscoont's domain wis namit efter the plural o a shrub kent in Brazil as congonha-do-campo (Luxemburgia polyandra, o the Ochnaceae faimily).[4]

In 2012 the airport wis rankit 3rd in terms o transportit passengers, 2nt in terms o aircraft operations, an 6t in terms o cargo handled in Brazil, placin it amangst the busiest airports in the kintra.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2013" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Infraero. 4 Februar 2014. Retrieved 21 Juin 2014. 
  2. "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). Infraero. 
  3. "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. "Aeroporto de Congonhas: Histórico" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  5. "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved 18 Mairch 2013. 

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