Re: French 747 mishaps

From: (RD Rick)
Organization: Netcom
Date:         14 Jul 96 22:43:28 
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In <airliners.1996.1133@ohare.Chicago.COM> kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl
Swartz) writes:

>Overran the runway and damamaged beyond economic repair at Rio-Galeao.
>I can't find the name of GIG (Rio's main airport) but that doesn't
>sound right.  I can't find it in my atlas, either, so I don't know
>where it really is.  (747-228B(C) sn 22427 ln 485)

I was there a week ago.  Rio Galeao is the intl a/p, a $50 cab ride out
of town.  It is where all the biggies arrive.  The old airport is
closer to downtown, and only for domestics.