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Sao Pedro International Airport
IATA: VXE – ICAO: GVSV
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Aeroportos Seguranca Aera (ASA)
Location São Vicente, Cape Verde
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 16°49′59″N 25°03′25″W / 16.8331°N 25.0569°W / 16.8331; -25.0569Coordinates: 16°49′59″N 25°03′25″W / 16.8331°N 25.0569°W / 16.8331; -25.0569
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 6,480 1,975 Asphalt

São Pedro International Airport (Portuguese Aeroporto Internacional de São Pedro) (IATA: VXE, ICAO: GVSV) is Cape Verde's third most-used airport located in the island of São Vicente, located nearly 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the centre of Mindelo and serves the entire island and the island of Santo Antão. It is located in the valley area of the island and is north of the village of São Pedro. The IATA code prefix represents the second name of the island name and is São V(X)icente, the X is used for letters that are out of use and are taken by other airports in the world. he last two letters of the ICAO code is São Vicente. The airport was inaugurated in 1960.

Construction

Work began in 2005 to make São Pedro into an international airport. On December 22nd, 2009 the Sao Pedro Airport became the newest international airport in Cape Verde. This feat will contribute much to well-being of the residents of Sao Vicente as well as Cape Verde islanders as a whole. It has a modern terminal of about 11,000 square meters and has the capacity to process about 500 passengers an hour. The runway, (1,975 meters long), and (45 meters wide) is illuminated.


TACV ATR72-500 boarding
TACV ATR72-500 boarding

São Pedro Intl Airport new terminal
São Pedro Intl Airport new terminal

São Pedro Intl Airport old terminal
São Pedro Intl Airport old terminal

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Cabo Verde Express Sal
Halcyonair Fogo, Praia, Sal
TACV Fogo, Lisbon, Praia, Sal, São Nicolau


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General Info
Country Cape Verde
ICAO ID GVSV
Time UTC-1
Latitude 16.833689
16° 50' 01.28" N
Longitude -25.054661
025° 03' 16.78" W
Elevation 66 feet
20 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 011° W (07/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Alternate Name SAO VICENTE
Island Group Sao Vincente I


Communications
SAO VICENTE TWR 118.4
SAO VICENTE APP 118.4


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 6480 x 148 feet
1975 x 45 meters
ASPHALT - NO


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
NDB SVT SAO VICENTE - 333 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A, without icing inhibitor.

Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.


Remarks
CSTMS/IMG O/R
FUEL (NC-A1)
OPR HOURS Opr HO.



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