SBGL

Rio de Janeiro/Galeão International Airport

Airport
ICAO code
SBGL
IATA Code
GIG
Summary
ICAO Region
CARSAM
ICAO Territory
Location

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Serving
Rio de Janeiro
Elevation
28 ft
Coordinates
22° 48' 33" S , 43° 14' 42" W
KCC
Airport BS
Bird Strike
Airport WX
Cumulonimbus
Metar
Observation
SBGL 301100Z 25002KT 9999 FEW010 BKN100 25/23 Q1011
Station
Galeao
Date/Time
2023-01-30 12:00:00
Wind direction
250°
Wind speed
02 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
25°C
Dew point
23°C
Humidity
88%
QNH
1011 hPa
Weather condition
n/a

Major International airport 20 km North of Rio. The airport is located on an island in the Baia de Guanabara and has in recent times been referred to as Antonio Carlos Jobim Airport.

Climatology

Rio has a Tropical Savanna climate (Köppen climate classification Aw). The temperature occasionally reaches over 40°C in February and maximum daytime temperatures often rise above 30°C all year round. Between December and March there is often very heavy rainfall. The winter months, June to August, are milder with cooler night time temperatures and less rain.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
15/33 3180 47 ASP Yes/Yes
10/28 4000 45 CON Yes/Yes

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