Cabo Frio International Airport

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Cabo Frio International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de Cabo Frio
Airport type Public
Owner Cabo Frio
Operator CSOAERO
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 Costa do Sol CFB
CFB is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
Direction Length Surface
m ft
10/28 2,550 8,366 Asphalt
Statistics: CSOAERO[1]
Sources: Airport Website,[2] ANAC[3]

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 the private company Costa do Sol Operadora Aeroportuária S/A.


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.

Since June 1, 2001 it is administrated by the private company Costa do Sol Operadora Aeroportuária S/A (CSOAERO), as a concession from the Municipality of Cabo Frio.

In September 2007 the first enlargement was completed, including a new terminal and enlargements of the runway and apron.[4]

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.[5]

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

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Andes Líneas Aéreas Seasonal charter: Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
Azul Brazilian Airlines Campinas
Seasonal: Belo Horizonte-Pampulha, Belo Horizonte-Confins

Scheduled cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
ABSA Cargo Airline Campinas, Miami
LAN Cargo Amsterdam


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Volume/Crescimento" (in Portuguese). CSOAERO. 
  2. ^ "Airport Official Website" (in Portuguese). CSOAERO. 
  3. ^ "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  4. ^ "Lula inaugura amplicação do aeroporto de Cabo Frio nesta tarde" (in Portuguese). O Dia Online. September 28, 2007. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  5. ^ Niemeyer, Felipe (June 2, 2010). "Começam obras de ampliação do aeroporto de Cabo Frio" (in Portuguese). Panrotas. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 

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