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Brasilia International Airport Code BSB

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE DF 71608-900

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -15°-52'-9"S / -47°-55'-15"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: SBBR
Observation Time: 12/03/2021 8:16 am

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About Brasilia International Airport Code

Brasilia Airport code is BSB. This three-letter IATA has been derived from the name of Brasilia that the airport serves. It is located at a height of 1,066 meters above sea level. 

About Brasilia Airport (BSB)

Named after the 21st President of Brazil, Brasilia Airport (BSB Airport) is nestled in the heart of Lago Sul. It is the only international airport connecting this beautiful city to the rest of the world. Brazilian Air Force shares this facility for its various operations. It is operated by Inframerica. 

The airport ever since its inception has undergone many makeovers. It is one of the busiest airports due to which it has over a period of time emerged as a hub of cultural confluence and economic development. Brasilia Airport (BSB) has two robots looking after the cleanliness drive at the facility. It is the only airport in South America to do so. 

Brasilia Airport (BSB) Runways

Brasilia Airport (BSB Airport) is serviced by two state-of-the-art asphalt runways: 11R/29L and 11L/29R.

These two runways handle 143, 772 aircraft operations including 71 metric tonnes of cargo annually.  

Brasilia Airport (BSB) Terminals

Brasilia Airport (BSB Airport) has two major terminals. The former terminal handled 14 million passengers despite the capacity of 9 million passengers. Keeping in view the rising passenger traffic, Passenger Terminal 2 was on August 2, 2010. 

Nearest Airport to Brasilia International (BSB)

  • Tancredo Neves/Confins International Airport : 716 km 
  • Viracopos-Campinas International Airport : 924 km
  • Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport : 1024 km
  • Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International Airport : 1255 km
  • Afonso Pena International Airport : 1390 km
  • Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport : 1489 km
  • Foz do Iguaçu/Cataratas International Airport : 1609 km
  • Guarani International Airport : 1632 km
  • Florianopolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport : 1685 km

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Brasilia International (BSB)

  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Gol Transportes Aereos
  • LATAM Brasil
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Voepass Linhas Aereas

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
11R-29L 10,827 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
11L-29R 10,499 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

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