From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John Liebson) Organization: ISFSI Date: 14 Jul 96 22:43:28 References: 1 2
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kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote: >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. Unless it's changed (my source is a bit old), GIG (ICAO: SBGL) is "Guanabara, Aeroporto Internacional do Rio de Janeiro." However, Aeroporto do Galeao (later Galeao International Airport), a military aerodrome, was the name of this airport until 1977, when the new terminal area was dedicated 20 April, the old Galeao terminal then being used for cargo/charter/executive ops.