Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport is an international airport serving Maceió, Brazil. It is located in the municipality of Marechal Deodoro, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the city center. The airport was named after Zumbi dos Palmares, a leader of the Quilombo dos Palmares, a quilombo that existed in Brazil from the 17th to the 19th centuries.
The airport was inaugurated in 1928 and has undergone several renovations and expansions since then. The most recent renovation was completed in 2005, and it expanded the terminal and apron, and extended the runway. The airport is currently operated by AENA, a Spanish airport operator.
General Information about Zumbi dos Palmares Airport
The following table is an overview of MCZ Airport indicated below:
|Maceió International Airport – Zumbi dos Palmares
|Infraero (1975–2019) Aena (2020–present)
|Built In (Year)
|Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Code
|Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Terminals
|MCZ Airport Runway
|MCZ Airport Coordinates
|Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Address
|Tabuleiro do Pinto, Rio Largo – State of Alagoas, 57100-000, Brazil
|+55 82 3036-5200
|Zumbi dos Palmares Airport
|118 m / 347 ft
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Code
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport code is MCZ. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself.
|WORLD AREA CODE
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Map
The MCZ Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport Runway
MCZ Airport has one active runway.
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Terminal
Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport has only one terminal. The terminal was renovated in 2005 and can accommodate up to 2 million passengers per year. The terminal has 12 check-in counters, 6 boarding gates, and a baggage claim area.
Nearest Airports to Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport
Some of the International and Domestic airports near MCZ.
- Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport – 295 km
- Aracaju-Santa Maria Airport – 301 km
- Afonso Pena International Airport– 327 km
- Presidente João Suassuna Airport – 388 km
- Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport – 428 km
Airlines Operating from Zumbi dos Palmares Airport
The following airlines operate from Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport:
- Azul Brazilian Airlines
- Gol Transportes Aéreos
- LATAM Brasil
- TAP Air Portugal