Cabo Frio International Airport

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Cabo Frio International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de Cabo Frio
Airport type Public
Owner Cabo Frio
Operator Libra Aeroportos
Serves Cabo Frio
Elevation AMSL 7 m / 23 ft
Coordinates 22°55′15″S 042°04′17″W / 22.92083°S 42.07139°W / -22.92083; -42.07139Coordinates: 22°55′15″S 042°04′17″W / 22.92083°S 42.07139°W / -22.92083; -42.07139
Website Libra CFB
CFB is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,550 8,366 Asphalt
Sources: Airport Website,[1] ANAC[2]

Cabo Frio International Airport (IATA: CFBICAO: SBCB) is the airport serving Cabo Frio, Brazil.

The airport is owned by the municipality of Cabo Frio and operated by Libra Aeroportos.


The airport was built by the government of the state of Rio de Janeiro in partnership with the Brazilian Air Force. It was inaugurated in 1998 as a facility specialized in cargo transportation.

In September 2007 the first enlargement was completed, including a new terminal and enlargements of the runway and apron.[3]

In June 2010 the second phase of enlargement works was inaugurated, including access roads, enlargement of the cargo terminal, apron, new administration offices and a dedicated terminal for Petrobras to operate flights to its offshore oil platforms of the Campos basin.[4]

Since October 3, 2011 the airport is administrated by the private company Libra Aeroportos, as a concession from the Municipality of Cabo Frio.[5]

During holidays the airport often receives charter flights from Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins
Seasonal: Buenos Aires-Ezeiza

Scheduled cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
LATAM Cargo Brasil Amsterdam, Campinas, Miami


The airport is located 8 km (5 mi) from downtown Cabo Frio.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Aeroporto Internacional de Cabo Frio" (in Portuguese). Libra. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Lula inaugura amplicação do aeroporto de Cabo Frio nesta tarde" (in Portuguese). O Dia Online. 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "Começam obras de ampliação do aeroporto de Cabo Frio" (in Portuguese). Panrotas. 2 June 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Libra adquire controle de Aeroporto Internacional de Cabo Frio" (in Portuguese). Valor Econômico. 3 October 2011. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 

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