Salgado Filho International Airport (POA)

Salgado Filho International Airport (IATA: POA, ICAO: SBPA) is the airport serving Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is named after the Senator and first Minister of the Brazilian Air Force Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho (1888–1950), killed on June 20, 1950 in an accident with an aircraft which departed from Porto Alegre. In 2009, the airport was ranked 7th in terms of transported passengers, 9th in terms of aircraft operations, and 10th in terms of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country. It is operated by Infraero.

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Salgado Filho International Airport (POA)
Location: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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Language: English
Description: Salgado Filho International Airport (IATA: POA, ICAO: SBPA) is the airport serving Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is named after the Senator and first Minister of the Brazilian Air Force Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho (1888–1950), killed on June 20, 1950 in an accident with an aircraft which departed from Porto Alegre. In 2009, the airport was ranked 7th in terms of transported passengers, 9th in terms of aircraft operations, and 10th in terms of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country. It is operated by Infraero.
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