Aeroporto Internacional De São Pedro

São Pedro Airport (Portuguese Aeroporto de São Pedro) (IATA: VXE, ICAO: GVSV) is Cape Verde's third most-used airport located in the island of São Vicente, located nearly 5 km from the centre of Mindelo and serves the entire island and the island of Santo Antão.

airport1It is located in the valley area of the island and is north of the village of São Pedro. The IATA code prefix represents the second name of the island name and is São V(X)icente, the X is used for letters that are out of use and are taken by other airports in the world. he last two letters of the ICAO code is São Vicente. The airport was inaugurated in 1960



Work began in 2005 to make São Pedro into an international airport. A middle course is planned, with construction beginning on a modern terminal of about 11,000 m²; this terminal will have the capacity to process about 500 passengers an hour. The runway, 1,975 m (6,480 ft) in length and 45 m (148 ft) wide, will be illuminated.



Airlines and destinations:
Cabo Verde Express: Sal
Halcyonair: Fogo, Praia, Sal
TACV: Funchal, Lisbon, Praia, Sal, São Nicolau