Rio de Janeiro International Airport - Galeão / Antonio Carlos Jobim
Area : 60.000 square meters
Location : Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil
Product : C - Shaped Closed Strip Ceiling, B-shaped Open Strip Ceiling, Aluminum Wall Panel
Color : White
Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (IATA: GIG, ICAO: SBGL), popularly known by its original name Galeão International Airport, is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the largest airport in Brazil, by total area, and is the country's second-busiest international airport. It is named after Praia do Galeão (Galleon Beach), located in front of the original passenger terminal (the present passenger terminal of the Brazilian Air Force) and where in 1663 the galleon Padre Eterno was built; and since January 5, 1999 also after the Brazilian musician Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim. Galeão Airport is explicitly mentioned in his composition "Samba do avião." It is the largest airport site in terms of size in Brazil.
Since August 12, 2014 it is operated by the concessionary Rio Galeão, a consortium formed by the Brazilian investorOdebrecht and Changi Airport Group, with a minority participation of the government owned company Infraero, the previous operator. The new concessionary has been using the brand name RIOgaleão – Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim.
Some of its facilities are shared with the Galeão Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.
Contact Person: Mr. Fonnov Liu