|WORLD AREA CODE||316|
|ZIP CODE||RJ 21941-900|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||RIO|
LAT / LON -22°-48'-35"S / -43°-15'-2"W
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)
|10-28||13,123 ft||148 ft||Concrete||No|
|15-33||10,433 ft||154 ft||Asphalt||No|