Eduardo Gomes International Airport (MAO)

Eduardo Gomes International Airport

Eduardo Gomes International Airport, also known as Manaus International Airport, is the main airport serving Manaus, the capital of the state of Amazonas in Brazil. It is the largest airport in the North Region of Brazil and is one of the busiest airports in the country. The airport is named after Air Marshal Eduardo Gomes, a Brazilian politician and military figure.

The airport was inaugurated in 1976 and has since undergone several expansions and renovations. The most recent expansion was completed in 2014, which increased the airport’s capacity to 13.5 million passengers per year. 

General Information about Eduardo Gomes Airport

The following table is an overview of MAO Airport indicated below:

AirportManaus International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorInfraero (1976–2021) Vinci (2021–present)
Built In (Year)1976
Eduardo Gomes Airport CodeMAO
Eduardo Gomes Airport Terminals2
MAO Airport Runway1
MAO Airport Coordinates03°02′28″S 060°03′02″W
Eduardo Gomes Airport AddressAv. Santos Dumont, 1350 – Tarumã, Manaus – AM, 69041-000, Brazil
Elevation81 m / 264 ft

Eduardo Gomes Airport Code

Eduardo Gomes Airport code is MAO. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself. 


Eduardo Gomes Airport Map

The MAO Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Eduardo Gomes International Airport Runway

MAO Airport has only one runway.

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Eduardo Gomes Airport Terminal

Eduardo Gomes International Airport has two main terminals:

  • Terminal 1: Handles all domestic and international flights. It has a space of more than 44,000 m².
  • Terminal 2: Opened in March 1985, handles general aviation.

In addition to the two passenger terminals, the airport also has three cargo terminals. Cargo Terminals 1 and 2 handle goods for export, and Cargo Terminal 3 handles imports.

Nearest Airports to Eduardo Gomes International Airport 

Some of the International and Domestic airports near MAO.

  • Borba Airport – (160.64 Km / 99.82 Miles)
  • Itacoatiara Airport – (173.79 Km / 107.99 Miles)
  • Novo Aripuana Airport – (234.87 Km / 145.94 Miles)
  • Maues Airport – (260.36 Km / 161.78 Miles)

Airlines Operating from Eduardo Gomes Airport

The following airlines operate from Eduardo Gomes International Airport:

  • Passenger Airlines:
    • Avianca
    • Azul Brazilian Airlines
    • Azul Conecta
    • Conviasa
      • Copa Airlines
    • Gol Transportes Aéreos
    • LATAM Brasil
    • MAP Linhas Aéreasa
    • Total Linhas Aéreas
  • Cargo:
    • Cargolux
    • LATAM Cargo Colombia
    • LATAM Cargo Brasil
    • Mas Air
    • Modern Logistics
    • Avianca Cargo

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