Oil pipelines guarantee fuel at Rio and SP airports

Oil pipelines guarantee fuel at Rio and SP airports

Guarulhos (SP) and Galeão (RJ) airports are served by a network of pipelines that ensure the supply of aviation fuel.

Oil pipelines are used to supply fuel at the country's two largest airportsPress Release / PetrobrasA pipeline network of Transpetro, a subsidiary company of Petrobras, is what ensures the supply of aircraft at two of the largest Brazilian airports, which amid the protest of truckers had damaged aviation fuel supply.At least 11 airports across Brazil already suffer from fuel shortages causing delays and cancellations of dozens of flights.At Cumbica Airport, in Guarulhos (SP), the largest in the country with a movement of 24 thousand aircraft and more than 3 million passengers per month, the fuel distribution for the aircraft is assured by two two pipelines capable of supplying about 9 million liters of aviation fuel per day - about 9,500 m3 of fuel.The first pipeline servicing Guarulhos went into operation in 1985, is 8 km long and has a capacity of 73,000 m3 Aviation Kerosene (QAV) flow per month.The second pipeline went into operation in 1996, it is also 8 km long, but w...


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