A description is presented of the Rio de Janeiro International Airport in Brazil. The first terminal of the airport opened to traffic in the Spring of 1977. Three more terminals are to be ready by 1990. The design of the airport is to assure a rapid, safe, and economical transfer of passengers and cargo between aircraft and ground transport. Attention is given to the runway and apron area, the passenger terminal area, the administrative building, the control tower, the roadway system, the parking areas, the industrial area, the support area, the mechanical installations, air navigation and landing aids, the power supply, lighting systems and visual landing aids, the emergency electrical system, software, and aspects related to the construction of the airport.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Bauverlag GmbH

    Wittelbacherstrasse 10
    6200 Wiesbaden,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Maksoud, H
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

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  • Accession Number: 00180169
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM