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SDU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SDU / SBRJ
Airport Names:
  1. Santos Dumont Airport
  2. Aeroporto Santos Dumont
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GPS Coordinates: 22°54'37"S by 43°9'46"W
Area Served: Rio de Janeiro
Operator/Owner: Infraero
Airport Type: Public/Military
Elevation: 11 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Santos Dumont Airport (SDU):

  • The furthest airport from Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 (IWO), which is nearly antipodal to Santos Dumont Airport (meaning Santos Dumont Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2), and is located 12,125 miles (19,513 kilometers) away in Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, Japan.
  • Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Santos Dumont Airport's relatively low elevation of 11 feet, planes can take off or land at Santos Dumont 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.
  • In 2012, the airport was ranked 6th in terms of transported passengers and aircraft operations, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country.
  • Santos Dumont Airport handled 9,204,603 passengers last year.
  • Adjoining the original seaplane terminal, Pan American World Airways and its Brazilian subsidiary Panair do Brasil constructed their own dedicated terminal for seaplanes and aircraft with landing gear.
  • On 26 May 2007, in time for the 2007 Pan American Games, a brand-new, modern extension of the original terminal was opened.
  • In addition to being known as "Santos Dumont Airport", another name for SDU is "Aeroporto Santos Dumont".
  • It was also in 1936 that the construction of a new passenger terminal began.
  • Bus 016 is a circular service between Santos Dumont Airport and downtown area, particularly Cinelândia Subway station.
  • The closest airport to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) is Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) NW of SDU.

Map of Nearest Airports from Santos Dumont Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Santos Dumont Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.90 miles (14.33 km) NWRio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport Set GIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
235.44 miles (57.03 km) WSanta Cruz Air Force Base (SNZ)Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Santa Cruz Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Santa Cruz Air Force Base Set SNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Cruz Air Force Base
369.46 miles (111.79 km) ECabo Frio International Airport (CFB)Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Cabo Frio International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cabo Frio International Airport Set CFB as destination Airport Get more information about Cabo Frio International Airport
476.88 miles (123.73 km) EUmberto Modiano Airport (BZC)Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Umberto Modiano Airport on a map View satellite image of Umberto Modiano Airport Set BZC as destination Airport Get more information about Umberto Modiano Airport
578.49 miles (126.32 km) NFrancisco Álvares de Assis Airport (JDF)Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport Set JDF as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport
696.54 miles (155.37 km) NPresidente Itamar Franco Airport (IZA)Juiz de Fora, BrazilView Presidente Itamar Franco Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente Itamar Franco Airport Set IZA as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Itamar Franco Airport
797.36 miles (156.69 km) ENEBenedito Lacerda Airport (MEA)Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Benedito Lacerda Airport on a map View satellite image of Benedito Lacerda Airport Set MEA as destination Airport Get more information about Benedito Lacerda Airport
8145.05 miles (233.43 km) NECampos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport (CAW)Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport on a map View satellite image of Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport Set CAW as destination Airport Get more information about Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport
9173.56 miles (279.32 km) WSão José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport (SJK)São José dos Campos, BrazilView São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport on a map View satellite image of São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport Set SJK as destination Airport Get more information about São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport
10173.68 miles (279.52 km) WNWMajor-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport (VAG)Varginha, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport on a map View satellite image of Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport Set VAG as destination Airport Get more information about Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport
11191.22 miles (307.74 km) NERaimundo de Andrade Airport (CDI)Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, BrazilView Raimundo de Andrade Airport on a map View satellite image of Raimundo de Andrade Airport Set CDI as destination Airport Get more information about Raimundo de Andrade Airport
12213.37 miles (343.38 km) WSão Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU)Guarulhos (near São Paulo), São Paulo (state), BrazilView São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport on a map View satellite image of São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport Set GRU as destination Airport Get more information about São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport
13217.30 miles (349.71 km) NNWBelo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport (PLU)Belo Horizonte, BrazilView Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport on a map View satellite image of Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport Set PLU as destination Airport Get more information about Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport
14218.11 miles (351.01 km) NNWBrigadeiro Cabral Airport (DIQ)Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Brigadeiro Cabral Airport on a map View satellite image of Brigadeiro Cabral Airport Set DIQ as destination Airport Get more information about Brigadeiro Cabral Airport
15227.19 miles (365.63 km) WSWSão Paulo/Congonhas Airport (CGH)São Paulo, BrazilView São Paulo/Congonhas Airport on a map View satellite image of São Paulo/Congonhas Airport Set CGH as destination Airport Get more information about São Paulo/Congonhas Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Santos Dumont Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Santos Dumont Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,125.10 miles (19,513.41 km) WNWCentral Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 (IWO)Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, JapanView Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 on a map View satellite image of Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 Set IWO as destination Airport Get more information about Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2
212,031.76 miles (19,363.19 km) ENEKitadaito Airport (KTD)Kitadaito, Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kitadaito Airport on a map View satellite image of Kitadaito Airport Set KTD as destination Airport Get more information about Kitadaito Airport
312,031.66 miles (19,363.03 km) ENEMinami-Daito Airport (MMD)Minami Daito, Okinawa, JapanView Minami-Daito Airport on a map View satellite image of Minami-Daito Airport Set MMD as destination Airport Get more information about Minami-Daito Airport
411,866.89 miles (19,097.86 km) NEKikai Airport (KKX)Kikaiga Shima, Kikai-Shima Island, JapanView Kikai Airport on a map View satellite image of Kikai Airport Set KKX as destination Airport Get more information about Kikai Airport
511,851.96 miles (19,073.83 km) NEAmami Airport (ASJ)Amami Island, JapanView Amami Airport on a map View satellite image of Amami Airport Set ASJ as destination Airport Get more information about Amami Airport
611,819.86 miles (19,022.18 km) ENEKadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō (DNA)Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō on a map View satellite image of Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō Set DNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō
711,816.37 miles (19,016.56 km) ENENaha Airport (OKA)Okinawa, JapanView Naha Airport on a map View satellite image of Naha Airport Set OKA as destination Airport Get more information about Naha Airport
811,811.34 miles (19,008.46 km) ENEIejima Airport (IEJ)Iejima, JapanView Iejima Airport on a map View satellite image of Iejima Airport Set IEJ as destination Airport Get more information about Iejima Airport
911,796.33 miles (18,984.30 km) ENEKerama Airport (KJP)Kerama Islands, Okinawa, JapanView Kerama Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerama Airport Set KJP as destination Airport Get more information about Kerama Airport
1011,794.98 miles (18,982.13 km) NEYakushima Airport (KUM)Yakushima, Kagoshima Prefecture, JapanView Yakushima Airport on a map View satellite image of Yakushima Airport Set KUM as destination Airport Get more information about Yakushima Airport
1111,783.35 miles (18,963.42 km) ENEAguni Airport (AGJ)Aguni, JapanView Aguni Airport on a map View satellite image of Aguni Airport Set AGJ as destination Airport Get more information about Aguni Airport
1211,734.87 miles (18,885.40 km) NNEMiyazaki Airport (KMI)Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, JapanView Miyazaki Airport on a map View satellite image of Miyazaki Airport Set KMI as destination Airport Get more information about Miyazaki Airport
1311,717.03 miles (18,856.68 km) NNEKagoshima Airport (KOJ)Kagoshima, JapanView Kagoshima Airport on a map View satellite image of Kagoshima Airport Set KOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kagoshima Airport
1411,709.25 miles (18,844.17 km) NNWHachijojima Airport (HAC)Hachijojima (Hachijo Jima), Tokyo, JapanView Hachijojima Airport on a map View satellite image of Hachijojima Airport Set HAC as destination Airport Get more information about Hachijojima Airport
1511,696.25 miles (18,823.25 km) ENEMiyako Airport (MMY)Miyakojima, Okinawa, JapanView Miyako Airport on a map View satellite image of Miyako Airport Set MMY as destination Airport Get more information about Miyako Airport