The Runway

The Aerodrome has a 1700 metre (5577 ft 5 in) length and 30 metre (98 ft 5 in) width runway in asphalt-concrete (PCN20) at a 326 feet height. This runway is prepared for up to 40 tons of traffic and is also provided with light signals, approach lights, and APAPI systems.


Light signals

Approach and runway lights
Beacon: CA


Air traffic control is provided by NAV professionals who aim at providing air traffic services in the Flight Information Regions under the responsibility of the Portuguese Government – Lisbon and Santa Maria flight information regions –, which ensure compliance with the national and international regulations, and the best safety conditions, thus optimising capacities and improving efficiency without neglecting environmental concerns.


System – VOR