Rio de Janeiro/Galeão International Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
SBGL
IATA Code: 
GIG
Summary
ICAO Region: 
CARSAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
Serving: 
Rio de Janeiro
Elevation: 
28 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
22° 48' 33.425" S, 43° 14' 41.557" W
Airport BS: 
Bird Strike
Airport WX: 
Cumulonimbus
Metar
Observation
SBGL 251300Z 35004KT CAVOK 23/16 Q1025
Station
Galeao
Date/Time
2022-05-25 13:00:00
Wind direction
350°
Wind speed
04 kts
Lowest cloud amount
clouds and visibility OK
Temperature
23°C
Dew point
16°C
Humidity
64%
QNH
1025 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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