Apucarana Airport

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Capitão João Busse Airport
Aeroporto Capitão João Busse
Airport type Public
Operator Apucarana
Serves Apucarana
Elevation AMSL 805 m / 2,641 ft
Coordinates 23°36′44″S 051°23′06″W / 23.61222°S 51.38500°W / -23.61222; -51.38500Coordinates: 23°36′44″S 051°23′06″W / 23.61222°S 51.38500°W / -23.61222; -51.38500
Website SEIL APU
APU is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 1,400 4,593 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 701
Aircraft Operations 430
Statistics: SEIL[1][2]
Sources: Airport Website,[3] ANAC[4]

Capitão João Busse Airport (IATA: APU, ICAO: SSAP) is the airport serving Apucarana, Brazil. It is named after Captain João Alexandre Busse (1886-1921), the first aviator born in the state of Paraná.[5]

It is operated by the Municipality of Apucarana under the supervision of Aeroportos do Paraná (SEIL).


The airport is dedicated to general aviation.

Airlines and destinations

No scheduled flights operate at this airport.


The airport is located 9 km (6 mi) southeast from downtown Apucarana.

See also


  1. ^ "SEIL Statistics for Transported Passengers at the Airport" (PDF) (in Portuguese). SEIL. March 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "SEIL Statistics for Aircraft Operations at the Airport" (PDF) (in Portuguese). SEIL. March 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). SEIL. 
  4. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  5. ^ "João Busse (1886-1921)". EarlyAviators.com. Retrieved September 28, 2010. 

External links

  • Airport information for SSAP at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  • Airport information for SSAP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  • Current weather for SSAP at NOAA/NWS
  • Accident history for APU at Aviation Safety Network
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