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Rio de Janeiro Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport

(GIG)

State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

IATA Code GIG ICAO Code SBGL
City Rio de Janeiro Country/Region Brazil (BR)
Type

Airport (Aerodrome, Airfield)

Customs
Hub for
Latitude -22.8089 Longitude -43.2436
Time Zone -03:00 Phone Number +55 21 3004-6050
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Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (IATA: GIG, ICAO: SBGL), officially named Rio de Janeiro-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport and also known by its former name Galeão International Airport, is the leading international airport serving Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, it is located in Governador Island, 20 km from Rio de Janeiro city center.Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport is a hub for Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Basil, and Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport handled 15,035,083 passengers in 2018.

The airport is one of the largest cargo and logistics terminals in Latin America. The cargo terminal can handle 20,000 tons of cargo, including dangerous goods, radioactive goods, and heavy loads. The terminal includes a warehouse and transit zone. Storage facilities such as heated storage, cold storage, and deep-freeze storage are available. It also has facilities for quarantine, fresh meat inspection, and livestock handling.

 

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