BRAZIL | Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport
A ground handling facility at Rio de Janeiro International Airport, supporting trips throughout Brazil
On behalf of our team,
welcome to Rio!
My team and I recognize the importance of anticipating your needs, and will do all we can to ensure your visit to Rio is a success. We offer fast and efficient service, and are proud of our reputation for excellence.
As the second largest airport in Brazil, I am aware that it can be difficult to operate here. We have a long and successful history of working with the airport authorities, and use our local expertise and business partners to help ensure the smooth facilitation of your trip.
My team and I will assist you with everything from ground handling to customs and immigration clearance, and even a tour of our world-famous Sugarloaf Mountain. Nothing is too much trouble; your comfort, safety and satisfaction are always my team’s top priorities. We are available to you 24/7, and should you plan to travel further afield, we can also support operations at more than 40 Brazilian airports.
Braulio Ferreira Silva
Universal Aviation Brazil – Rio de Janeiro
Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Brazil
Ground support capabilities
|Languages spoken||Portuguese, Spanish, and English|
|Customs and immigration?||Yes – located in main terminal|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||Yes|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Direct ramp access?||No|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|ACAS/TCAS II:||Required for turbine engine aircraft with MTOW exceeding 5700 kg or more than 19 pax seats|
|ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:||No restrictions|
|RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace:||RNP-10 in the corridor between Europe and South America (EUR/SAM Corridor)|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Not required|
|Airport fire protection category:||SBGL: 9|
Directions to airport
From Brazil’s central station, head west on Praça Procópio Ferreira toward Av. Pres. Vargas. Turn right onto Av. Pres. Vargas. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Av. Francisco Bicalho. Slight right onto the ramp to Vd. Eng. Paulo de Sousa Reis. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Vd. Eng. Paulo de Sousa Reis. Keep right at the fork and continue onto Ac. p/ Evd Prof. Rufino de Almeida. Continue onto Vevd. Prof. Rufino de Almeida Pizarro. Continue onto Ln. Vermelha/Av. Pres. João Goulart. Take the exit on the left onto Ln. Vermelha/Av. Pres. João Goulart. Continue onto Estr. do Galeão. Continue onto Av. Vinte de Janeiro. Follow the road to the airport entrance.
Directions to office
Our office is located inside the main terminal, close to the civil police station. The address of our room is Terminal 1, Sector C, first floor, Room 1039.
Facility contact information
Av. 20 de Janeiro S/N – Terminal 1 Sala 1039 Primeiro Piso
Ilha Do Governador
Rio de Janeiro RJ
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|Hours of operation||0600 – 2300 (24 hours on request)|
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes|
|VIP crew lounge?||Yes|
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