BRAZIL | Manaus
Eduardo Gomes International Airport
A ground handling facility at Manaus International Airport, supporting trips throughout Brazil
On behalf of our team,
welcome to Manaus!
Throughout your visit, my highly experienced team and I are at your disposal. With 24-hour customs, we will do everything we can to ensure you have the quickest possible turnaround.
As one of the largest cities in northern Brazil, Manaus is the ideal stopover location for flights traveling from North and Central America that need a technical or customs stop before continuing their journey.
If you are planning to spend a few days in our city, we will make sure you feel at home and well cared for throughout your visit. For your onward travel, we can support operations at more than 40 Brazilian airports.
A warm welcome awaits you on your next visit.
Universal Aviation, Brazil
Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Brazil
Ground support capabilities
|Languages spoken||Portugese, Spanish, and English|
|Customs and immigration?||Yes – located in main terminal|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||Yes|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Direct ramp access?||No|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|ACAS/TCAS II:||Required for turbine engine aircraft with MTOW exceeding 5700 kg or more than 19 pax seats|
|ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:||No restrictions|
|RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace:||RNP-10 in the corridor between Europe and South America (EUR/SAM Corridor)|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Not required|
|Airport fire protection category:||SBEG: 9|
Directions to airport
From downtown Manaus, head north on Av. Epaminondas. Take a slight right onto Av. Constantino Nery. Keep left at the fork and merge onto Av. Torquato Tapajós. Turn left onto the ramp to Av. Santos Dumont and take a left onto Av. Santos Dumont.
Directions to office
Our office is located in the Passengers Terminal 2 (TPS-2), Room 19.
Facility contact information
Av. Santos Dumont – TPS 2
Taruma – Manaus – AM
|Hours of operation||0600 – 2300 (24 hours on request)|
|Airport restrictions?||There are “BLACK OUT” PERIODS DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF COMMERCIAL AIRLINE FLIGHTS DURING THESE TIMES.
* 1230 – 1530 LCL (1630 – 1930 UTC), ALL WEEK
* 2030 – 2230 LCL (0030 – 0230 UTC), ALL WEEK
* 2330 – 0130 LCL (0330 – 0530 UTC), ALL WEEK
NOTE: THESE "BLACK OUT" PERIODS APPLY TO BOTH ARRIVING AND DEPARTING INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS.
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes – A third-party VIP lounge can be arranged.|
|VIP crew lounge?||Yes – A third-party VIP lounge can be arranged.|
|Hangarage?||Yes – A third-party hangar can be arranged.|
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