Brasilia International 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. 

General Information about Brasilia International Airport

The following table is an overview of BSB Airport indicated below:

AirportBrasilia President Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport
Airport TypePublic/military
Owner Inframérica
OperatorInfraero (1973–2012), Inframérica (2012–present)
Built in (years)1957
Hub forGol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Brasil
Brasilia Airport CodeBSB
Brasilia Airport Terminals2
Brasilia International Airport Runway2
Brasilia International Airport Coordinates15°52′16″S 047°55′07″W
Brasilia Airport AddressLago Sul, Brasilia – Federal District, 71608-900, Brazil
Official Website
Official Phone Number55 61 3364-9000
Elevation1,066 m / 3,498 ft

Brasilia 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. 

ZIP CODEDF 71608-900

Brasilia Airport Map

The Brasilia Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Brasilia International Airport Runways (BSB)

Brasilia Airport (BSB) 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.

11R-29L10,827 ft148 ftAsphaltYes
11L-29R10,499 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

Brasilia Airport Terminals BSB

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 Airport (BSB)

Some of the closest airports to BSB Airport are:

  • 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

Airlines Operating from Brasilia International Airport (BSB)

The following airlines operate from Brasilia Airport:

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

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