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Afonso Pena International Airport

Afonso Pena International Airport
The airport and the Japanese Government aircraft (B747-400) during the visit of the Emperor Akihito in 1997.
Airport information
Airport typePublic
LocationSão José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Elevation911 m (2988 ft)
Aircraft Operations88220
Metric tonnes of cargo27064

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Afonso Pena International Airport is the main airport serving Curitiba, Brazil, located in the adjoining municipality of São José dos Pinhais. It is named after Afonso Augusto Moreira Pena (1847 1909), the 6th President of Brazil.

In 2010 the airport was ranked 10th in terms of transported passengers and 9th in terms of aircraft operations and of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country. It is operated by Infraero.

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