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Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport (GIG)

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Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport is an international airport in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Its IATA code is GIG and is located latitude -22.80 and longitude -43.23 in Brazil and operates in BRT time zone.

It has 55 scheduled arrival routes within Brazil and 41 international scheduled routes. Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport tipically handles 10,816,704 passengers per year, ranking as the 4th busiest airport in Brazil.

It has 2 runways that only allow daytime landings, and can handle virtually any type of aircraft such as oversized jumbo jets commercial jumbo jets and long haul transport aircraft. It regularly services large turboprop commuters, short and medium haul transport aircraft. It can support single engine aircraft, light twins, most business jets and commuter aircraft.

Airport Information

Latitude -22.79865000
Longitude -43.23077000
City Rio de Janeiro
Domestic Departures 57
Domestic Arrivals 55
International Departures 41
International Arrivals 41


Code Length Width Surface Lighted
10/28 13123 ft / 3999 m 148 ft / 45 m CON No
15/33 10433 ft / 3179 m 154 ft / 46 m ASP No

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