Monday, February 18, 2013

Recife Airport Car Rental

Recife is a metropolitan area of Brazil that is being served by Guararapes- Gilberto Freyre international airport. The name includes Guararapes that refers to Guararpes Battle that was fought in neighboring places. And the rest of the name refers to Gilberto de Almeyda Freyre who was a renowned sociologist born in Recife. The airport is presently being managed by Infraero and provides passenger as well as cargo transportation. This airport was positioned 7th in 2011 for the number of cargos handled and it is included in the list of busiest airports of Brazil. Recife - Brazilian Air Force shares some of the facilities of the airport.

The Recife airport got its new name in 1948 which was earlier known as Ibura airport. Since Infraero has taken charge of the Recife airport in 1979, the airport has seen major renovations and expansions. The newly constructed passenger terminal in 2004 is much bigger than the previous one and is capable to handle 5 million passengers every year!

Huge investments are planned to welcome players and tourists at Guararapes- Gilberto Freyre international airport as Recife is going to be one of the venues of FIFA World Cup 2014. Entire airport complex is structured over 3, 88, 457.41 square meters with passenger terminal to be 52,000 meters square. It also has an aircraft parking for 26 aircrafts. Major destinations of the domestic and international flights from Recife airport include places like Miami, Panama city, Brasilia, Frankfurt among many others.

Major Airlines Using Guararape-Gilberto Freyre International Airport Are:
  • COPA Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • GOL Airlines
  • TAP Portugal
  • AZUL Brazilian
  • Avianca Brazil
The Recife airport is suitably located at a distance of just 14 kilometers from the main city and it is well connected through local bus services, Recife Airport Car Rental and taxis. Bankinf, shopping and dining facilities are also available at the airport.
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