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Santos Dumont Airport

Santos Dumont Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic/Military
ServesRio de Janeiro
Elevation3 m (11 ft)
Aircraft operations126515
Metric tonnes of cargo3400

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Santos Dumont Airport is the second major airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is named after the Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos Dumont (1873-1932).

In 2010 the airport was ranked 5th in terms of passengers and 4th in terms of number of operations in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country. It is operated by Infraero.

Santos Dumont has slot restrictions operating with a maximum of 23 operations/hour, being one of the three airports with such restrictions in Brazil.

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