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Galeao International 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 Galeao International Airport Code

Galeao International Airport code is GIG (IATA code). This airport is located 9 meters above sea level. 

About Galeao International Airport (GIG)

Galeao International Airport (GIG) 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 Infrarero.

Galeao International Airport (GIG) 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. 

Galeao International Airport (GIG) Runways

Galeao International Airport is serviced by two state-of-the-art runways 10/28 and 15/33. 

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

Galeao International 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 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 Galeao International 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 Galeao International Airport (GIG)

Aerolineas Argentinas

Air France

American Airlines

Avianca

Azul Brazilian Airlines

British Airways

Copa Airlines

Delta Air Lines

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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