Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
|IATA Code||FLN||ICAO Code||SBFL|
Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)Customs
An airport where customs officials are stationed. The customs airport serves as the gateway for air cargo, where customs procedures are carried out for international air freight.
|Time Zone||-03:00||Phone Number||+55 48 3331-4000|
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Hercílio Luz International Airport (IATA: FLN, ICAO: SBFL), branded Floripa Airport, is the airport serving Florianópolis, Brazil. It is named after Hercílio Pedro da Luz (1860–1924), three times governor of the state of Santa Catarina and senator. It is operated by Zurich Airport Brasil. Some of its facilities are shared with the Florianópolis Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force. The airport was built on the site of an old Air Naval Base, which operated until 1941, when its jurisdiction changed to the Brazilian Air Force.
On January 15, 2018, the new concessionaire began construction of a new terminal with 14 new gates - 3 international and 11 domestic. The cost of the project was BRL 570 million. The new terminal, located on the opposite side of the main runway from the old one, was officially opened on September 28, 2019. The main runway was also extended by 100 metres (330 ft), to 2,400 metres (7,900 ft). Operations using the new terminal started on October 1, 2019.
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