Cabo Frio International Airport

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Cabo Frio International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de Cabo Frio
IATA: CFBICAO: SBCB
Summary
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
Map
CFB is located in Brazil
CFB
CFB
Location in Brazil
Runways
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.

History[edit]

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]

Passenger[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Azul Brazilian Airlines Belo Horizonte-Confins

Scheduled cargo[edit]

Airlines Destinations
LATAM Cargo Brasil Amsterdam, Campinas, Miami

Access[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[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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