|Airport type Public|
Elevation AMSL 67 m / 219 ft
Phone +55 86 3133-6270
Passenger count 1,209,559
Address Av. Centenário, s/n - Aeroporto, Teresina - PI, 64006-700, Brazil
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Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport (IATA: THE, ICAO: SBTE) is the airport serving Teresina, Brazil. Since December 22, 1999 it is named after Petrônio Portella Nunes (1925-1980) a former Mayor of Teresina, Governor of Piauí, Senator and Minister of Justice who had a key role in preparing the end of the Brazilian military government.
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It is operated by Infraero.
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The airport was opened on September 30, 1967 and since December 23, 1974 it is operated by Infraero.
The airport underwent major renovations between 1998 and 2001, including the passenger terminal, runway and the construction of a new control tower.
The airport is located 5 km (3 mi) from downtown Teresina.