File Description: Amílcar Cabral International Airport (IATA: SID, ICAO: GVAC), also known as Sal International Airport or Amilcar Cabral Airport, is the principal international airport of Cape Verde. The airport is named after the revolutionary leader Amilcar Cabral.
It is located 2 km (1.3 miles) west-southwest from Espargos on Sal Island. Until September 2005, it was the only airport in Cape Verde to serve international flights. (Cape Verde's other international airports are near Praia on Santiago Island,
on São Vicente near the capital of Mindelo and on Boavista.)