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REC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: REC / SBRF
Airport Names:
  1. Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
  2. Aeroporto Internacional do Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre
Location: Recife, Brazil
GPS Coordinates: 8°7'35"S by 34°55'22"W
Area Served: Recife
Operator/Owner: Infraero
Airport Type: Public/Military
Elevation: 33 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC):

  • Originally called Ibura Airport, the airport had its name changed to Guararapes Airport in 1948.
  • Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport is located 14 km from downtown Recife, 1 km from Boa Viagem Beach, and 25 km from Suape port.
  • In addition to being known as "Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport", another name for REC is "Aeroporto Internacional do Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre".
  • The closest airport to Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) is Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport (JPA), which is located 68 miles (109 kilometers) N of REC.
  • The furthest airport from Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) is Guam International Airport (GUM), which is nearly antipodal to Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (meaning Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Guam International Airport), and is located 12,066 miles (19,419 kilometers) away in Hagåtña, Guam.
  • Because of Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport's relatively low elevation of 33 feet, planes can take off or land at Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport handled 6,840,276 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
167.77 miles (109.07 km) NPresidente Castro Pinto International Airport (JPA)João Pessoa, Paraíba, BrazilView Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport Set JPA as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport
289.10 miles (143.40 km) NWPresidente João Suassuna Airport (CPV)Campina Grande, Paraíba, BrazilView Presidente João Suassuna Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente João Suassuna Airport Set CPV as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente João Suassuna Airport
3112.64 miles (181.28 km) SSWMaceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport (MCZ)Maceió, BrazilView Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport on a map View satellite image of Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport Set MCZ as destination Airport Get more information about Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport
4154.88 miles (249.25 km) NAugusto Severo International Airport (NAT)Natal, BrazilView Augusto Severo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Augusto Severo International Airport Set NAT as destination Airport Get more information about Augusto Severo International Airport
5245.93 miles (395.79 km) SWAracaju–Santa Maria Airport (AJU)Aracaju, Sergipe, BrazilView Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport Set AJU as destination Airport Get more information about Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport
6262.69 miles (422.76 km) NWGov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport (MVF)Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilView Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport on a map View satellite image of Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport Set MVF as destination Airport Get more information about Gov. Dix-Sept Rosado Airport
7341.29 miles (549.25 km) NNEGovernador Carlos Wilson Airport (FEN)Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, BrazilView Governador Carlos Wilson Airport on a map View satellite image of Governador Carlos Wilson Airport Set FEN as destination Airport Get more information about Governador Carlos Wilson Airport
8389.68 miles (627.13 km) NWPinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport (FOR)Fortaleza, Ceará, BrazilView Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport Set FOR as destination Airport Get more information about Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport
9396.85 miles (638.67 km) WSWPetrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport (PNZ)Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilView Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport on a map View satellite image of Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport Set PNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport
10403.09 miles (648.71 km) SWSalvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) (SSA)Salvador, Bahia, BrazilView Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) on a map View satellite image of Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) Set SSA as destination Airport Get more information about Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho)
11526.18 miles (846.81 km) SWCoronel Horácio de Mattos Airport (LEC)Lençõis, Bahia, BrazilView Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport on a map View satellite image of Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport Set LEC as destination Airport Get more information about Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport
12539.39 miles (868.07 km) SSWIlhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport (IOS)Ilhéus, Bahia, BrazilView Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport on a map View satellite image of Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport Set IOS as destination Airport Get more information about Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport
13582.17 miles (936.91 km) WNWTeresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport (THE)Teresina, Piauí, BrazilView Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport on a map View satellite image of Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport Set THE as destination Airport Get more information about Teresina–Senador Petrônio Portella Airport
14591.39 miles (951.75 km) NWParnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport (PHB)Parnaiba, Piaui, BrazilView Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport on a map View satellite image of Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport Set PHB as destination Airport Get more information about Parnaíba–Prefeito Dr. João Silva Filho International Airport
15595.46 miles (958.30 km) WSWBarra Airport (BQQ)Barra, Bahia, BrazilView Barra Airport on a map View satellite image of Barra Airport Set BQQ as destination Airport Get more information about Barra Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,066.14 miles (19,418.53 km) NGuam International Airport (GUM)Hagåtña, GuamView Guam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Guam International Airport Set GUM as destination Airport Get more information about Guam International Airport
212,059.77 miles (19,408.27 km) NAndersen Air Force Base (UAM)Agana, GuamView Andersen Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Andersen Air Force Base Set UAM as destination Airport Get more information about Andersen Air Force Base
312,053.05 miles (19,397.46 km) ENEFalalop Airfield (ULI)Falalop Island, Yap, Federated States of MicronesiaView Falalop Airfield on a map View satellite image of Falalop Airfield Set ULI as destination Airport Get more information about Falalop Airfield
412,018.77 miles (19,342.28 km) NRota International Airport (ROP)Rota Island, Northern Mariana IslandsView Rota International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rota International Airport Set ROP as destination Airport Get more information about Rota International Airport
511,971.38 miles (19,266.02 km) WChuuk International Airport (TKK)Weno, Federated States of MicronesiaView Chuuk International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chuuk International Airport Set TKK as destination Airport Get more information about Chuuk International Airport
611,960.52 miles (19,248.54 km) NTinian International Airport (TIQ)Tinian Island, Northern Mariana IslandsView Tinian International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tinian International Airport Set TIQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tinian International Airport
711,951.65 miles (19,234.27 km) NSaipan International Airport (SPN)Saipan Island, Northern Mariana IslandsView Saipan International Airport on a map View satellite image of Saipan International Airport Set SPN as destination Airport Get more information about Saipan International Airport
811,949.91 miles (19,231.47 km) ENEYap International Airport (YAP)Yap, Federated States of MicronesiaView Yap International Airport on a map View satellite image of Yap International Airport Set YAP as destination Airport Get more information about Yap International Airport
911,714.52 miles (18,852.64 km) NNWMomote Airport (MAS)Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, Papua New GuineaView Momote Airport on a map View satellite image of Momote Airport Set MAS as destination Airport Get more information about Momote Airport
1011,713.80 miles (18,851.48 km) ERoman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR)Koror, PalauView Roman Tmetuchl International Airport on a map View satellite image of Roman Tmetuchl International Airport Set ROR as destination Airport Get more information about Roman Tmetuchl International Airport
1111,682.23 miles (18,800.68 km) NNWEmirau Airport (EMI)Emirau, Papua New GuineaView Emirau Airport on a map View satellite image of Emirau Airport Set EMI as destination Airport Get more information about Emirau Airport
1211,633.28 miles (18,721.90 km) NNETadji Airport (TAJ)Aitape, Papua New GuineaView Tadji Airport on a map View satellite image of Tadji Airport Set TAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Tadji Airport
1311,633.25 miles (18,721.85 km) NNESentani Airport (SNA) (DJJ)Jayapura, IndonesiaView Sentani Airport (SNA) on a map View satellite image of Sentani Airport (SNA) Set DJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sentani Airport (SNA)
1411,624.56 miles (18,707.88 km) NNEBatom Airport (BXM)Batom, IndonesiaView Batom Airport on a map View satellite image of Batom Airport Set BXM as destination Airport Get more information about Batom Airport
1511,598.30 miles (18,665.61 km) NNWKavieng Airport (KVG)Kavieng, New Ireland Province, Papua New GuineaView Kavieng Airport on a map View satellite image of Kavieng Airport Set KVG as destination Airport Get more information about Kavieng Airport