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Rio De Janeiro Airport code GIG

Airport Codes

IATA CODE GIG
ICAO CODE SBGL
FAA CODE --
WORLD AREA CODE 316
COUNTRY CODE BRA
ZIP CODE RJ 21941-900
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE RIO

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -22°-48'-35"S / -43°-15'-2"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: SBGL
Observation Time: 15/03/2021 3:33 am

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About Rio De Janeiro Airport code

Rio De Janeiro Airport Code is GIG (IATA code). This airport is located 9 meters above sea level. 

About Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG)

Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG Airport) has been named after the beautiful city of Galeao cooped up inside exquisite Brazil. It is one of the busiest airports in the country in terms of passenger traffic. The airport operates under the authority of the Rio Galeao consortium and Infrared.

Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG Airport) shares its facility with the Brazilian Air Force and Galeao Air Force Base. Being one of the largest airports in the country, this airport welcomes passengers from all over the world making it a spot of the biggest cultural confluence brimming with world-class amenities. 

Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG) Runways

Rio De Janeiro Airport is serviced by two state-of-the-art runways 10/28 and 15/33. 

These runways at the airport handled 42,413 aircraft operations annually.

Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG) Terminals

There are two terminals at the airport: Passenger Terminal and Cargo Terminal. Passenger Terminal commenced operations way back in 1952. It is primarily used by the Brazilian Air Force. 

Cargo Terminal is also located nearby and also has an apron where Cargo aircraft are parked. This place is also referred to as Old Galeao 

Nearest Airports to Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG)

  • Santa Cruz Airport : 30.66 miles 
  • Francisco De Assis Airport : 70.95 miles
  • Cabo Frio Airport : 75.31 miles 
  • Buzios Airport : 82.1 miles 
  • Leopoldina Airport : 97.18 miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Rio De Janeiro Airport (GIG)

  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Air France
  • American Airlines
  • Avianca
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Gol Transportes Aereos
  • Iberia
  • KLM
  • LATAM Brasil
  • LATAM Chile
  • Lufthansa
  • Paranair
  • Sky Airline
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • United Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10-28 13,123 ft 148 ft Concrete No
15-33 10,433 ft 154 ft Asphalt No

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