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.
|City||Rio de Janeiro|
|10/28||13123 ft / 3999 m||148 ft / 45 m||CON||No|
|15/33||10433 ft / 3179 m||154 ft / 46 m||ASP||No|
Most Popular Departures From GIG
|Ezeiza||Buenos Aires - Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)|
|Salvador||Salvador International Airport, Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães (SSA)|
|Fortaleza||Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport (FOR)|
|Brasília||Brasilia International Airport (BSB)|
|Curitiba||Curitiba Airport (CWB)|
|Maceió||Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport (MCZ)|
|Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurt Airport (FRA)|
|Manaus||Eduardo Gomes International Airport (MAO)|
|Vitória||Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (VIX)|
|João Pessoa||Joao Pessoa (JPA)|