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Pinto Martins International Airport

External view of Pinto Martins International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic/Military
Elevation25 m (82 ft)
Aircraft Operations62570
Metric tonnes of cargo49408

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Pinto Martins International Airport is the airport serving Fortaleza, Brazil. It is named after Euclides Pinto Martins (1892 1924) a Ceará-born aviator, who in 1922 was one of the pioneers of the air-link between New York and Rio de Janeiro.

In 2010, the airport was ranked 6th in terms of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country. It is operated by Infraero.

Some of its facilities are shared with the Fortaleza Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.

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