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Maricá opens offshore passenger terminal to serve the pre-salt

June 3, 2018 9:12 pm to 21:12
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Marica offshore airport

With the capacity to receive 500 passengers a day to serve the activities of offshore pre-salt companies, Maricá stands out

Maricá takes another important step towards its economic development. Last Monday (25) a terminal to serve passengers working in the offshore chain, in the pre-salt layer, was opened in the city, attached to Araçatiba airport. Some say that the city will become the new El Dourado in the oil and gas supply chain, logistics. In 2017, Maricá collected more than 680 million in oil royalties, leaving behind the traditional cities of Macaé and Campos dos Goytacazes.

Some Terminal parameters

The offshore terminal supports the flow of 500 passengers daily and has a 1200-meter take-off and landing strip, dedicated exclusively to these types of activities. These standards were established by aviation regulatory agencies. Check out some more facilities in the internal area of the terminal below:

  •  VIP room
  • magazine room
  • Two meeting rooms
  • Clinic
  • Separate areas for embarkation and disembarkation
  • Check-in and coffee space
  • Accessibility for people with disabilities.

Although the offshore demands in the city are happening normally, Santos Basin, Maricá airport is in the phase of adaptation and alignment of guidelines, despite being inaugurated. There is still no date set for it to be used immediately by oil and gas companies. The investments reached the mark of 10 million reais in this airport.

Band News report about the opening event in Maricá

Macaé was not left behind

For many years, Macaé airport has been serving only offshore logistics activities, but now it will serve commercial flights from all over Brazil to meet the new cycle of prosperity in the city. As Macaé receives people and workers from practically every country and even the world, this is an inevitable milestone. On April 24, the terms were signed, and the person responsible for expanding the airport is a company from Minas Gerais (learn more here).

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