|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 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)
Azul Brazilian Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Gol Transportes Aereos
TAP Air Portugal
|10-28||13,123 ft||148 ft||Concrete||No|
|15-33||10,433 ft||154 ft||Asphalt||No|