Important Runway Works at Rio’s Santos Dumont Airport Forces Flights to be Transferred to Galeão


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As of August 24th, Latam, Azul, and Gol flights will likely be transferred from Santos Dumont Airport to Tom Jobim Intentional Airport (RioGaleão). The measure is a results of the entire interdiction of the primary runway on the home airport for upkeep works. Changes are anticipated to be accomplished on September 21st.

Adjustments are expected to be completed on September 21st.
Changes at Rio’s Santo Dumont airport are anticipated to be accomplished on September 21st. (Photograph web copy)

Latam reported that every one operations at Santos Dumont will likely be transferred to RioGaleão throughout this time and that passengers affected by the suspension will likely be notified by the corporate to reschedule their flights or be reimbursed.

Azul’s common flights may also be transferred to Galeão over the 29 days, however the operations of ATR and Embraer plane will likely be continued on the auxiliary runway at Santos Dumont Airport.

Beneath are particulars disclosed by Azul airline over the course of works:

From August 24th to 31st
Flights to Campos, São José dos Campos and Ribeirão Preto will stay at Santos Dumont. Azul’s different operations will likely be transferred to Galeão.

From September 1st to 20th
Flights to Campos, São José dos Campos, Ribeirão Preto and Vitória will stay at Santos Dumont. Azul’s different operations are transferred to Galeão.