FOR Fortaleza

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    International Airport Pinto Martins - Fortaleza

    The passenger terminal of the Fortaleza International Airport is fully air conditioned and divided into four floors.The architectural design of Expedito Deusdará with designing an aircraft 14 Bis format. In the basement, you will find the parking of vehicles with a capacity of 848 spaces and urban bus stop.
    On the first floor are 31 check-in counters, the stores of airlines, car rental, tourist information, juvenile court, information counter, passenger arrival area and access to two taxi stands. In honor of Ceará Euclides Pinto Martins, the pilot who conducted the first flight over the Atlantic Ocean between New York and Rio de Janeiro in the early 1920s aboard the seaplane Sampaio Correia was placed a bust in his honor between lifts give access to the observatory and the ground floor. Still on the first floor, near the Food Court, is the Land of Light Mural depicting the historical and cultural aspects of the state of Ceara, its diversified nature, the training of its people and its many cultures. In the gentle cadence of the hands of artist Mino comes our story told in a harmonized way, showing what we have in the past to better understand who we are.
    On the second floor are the shops, the National Civil Aviation Agency and the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (ANAC and Anvisa) Ministry of Agriculture, food and boarding areas and international levels. On the top floor is the viewpoint - from which unfolds a vision of the maneuvering and the city of Fortaleza.
    The switching yard has 152,857 square meters and can accommodate 14 aircraft simultaneously in predetermined positions.
    Regularly operate in Fortaleza airlines Air Transport Cape Verde (TACV), GOL, Ocean Air, BLUE, TAM, Varig, TAP and Webjet. The airport has received repeated national and international charter flights.
    The passenger terminal was opened in 1998, will have a shelf life of at least 50 years. The old passenger terminal, called Terminal General Aviation, is now used for general aviation and the Fire Section.
    In 2009 came into operation the Cargo Terminal in an area of ​​approximately 9000 square meters and a yard to care for up to seven large aircraft. The storage and handling of cargo is 60 tons per year.
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