Rio De Janeiro International Airport by Private Jet

Overview summary

Rio de Janeiro International, also known as Antonio Carlos Tom Jobin Airport is located in the Brazilian town Galeão, Rio de Janeiro. The airport is located 14km north west of Rio de Janeiro city, approximately 30 minutes’ drive.

Private jet charters are available to and from Rio de Janeiro International Airport, and with its close proximity to the centre of Rio it is a great choice for private flights in and out of the area.

For private jet charter or helicopter flights from Rio de Janeiro International Airport call PrivateFly on +44 20 7100 6960 (24 hours).

History | Location | Watch approach video | Brazil World Cup 2014| Museum | Flight Prices

Rio de Janeiro International Airport History

The airfield was originally used by the Brazilian Air Force, built in 1923. After World War II, international flights were moved from the existing Santos Dumont Airport to the Air Force Base and a new passenger terminal was built and opened in 1952.

In 1977, to meet growing passenger demand, a new terminal building was opened and Rio de Janeiro International was born.

The Condorde made its maiden scheduled flight to Rio de Janeiro via Dakar, which gave the airport is unprecedented prestige.

Rio de Janeiro International Airport Location

Rio de Janeiro International Airport is located 20 km north of downtown Rio de Janeiro.

The aerospace museum is located just across the airport where the old Navy School training took place.

Landing at Rio de Janeiro International Airport

Rio de Janeiro International Airport Facts

ICAO/IATA: GIG/SBGL
Lat: 22.46.36 S
Long: 043.15.02 W
Elevation: 9m/28ft
Runway length available: 4000m (13123ft)

Rio de Janeiro International Airport has two dedicated private jet terminals (FBOs), Universal Aviation and Signature Flight Support. Private jet charters from Rio de Janeiro Intentional Airport are catered for 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

Brazil World Cup 2014

Rio will be hosting the 2014 soccer world cup from June 12th to July 13th. Thirty two nations will be represented, and millions of spectators are expected.

For private jet flight prices or business aircraft charter advice to Rio de Janeiro International Airport for the 2014 World Cup, please check instant estimate flight prices online or call +44 20 7100 6960.

Rio de Janeiro Airspace Museum

The airspace museum has a vast collection of aircraft. The aerospace museum is located just across the airport where the old Navy School training took place. There is no admission’s fee.

Private Jet Charter Prices – Rio de Janeiro International Airport

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