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Photo Added: September 19, 2010

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8 years ago
I had the privilege of landing at this airport on my first trip to Rio at the end of last year and the approach past Sugarloaf Mountain was spectacular.
8 years ago
The absotudely best picture of Santos Dumont I have seen so far. Many Thanx.
8 years ago
One of the most beautiful scene I ever presence in my life! I went to Rio on Sep. 18th but was cloudy =/
8 years ago
Fantastic view!
is it an domestic airport only?
8 years ago
Aye, it's domestic only. It is awesome looking but also dangerous, it lacks a fully fledged ILS, it has only a localizer. So much that only captains are allowed to perform the landing procedures. A pilot friend of mine says that it's almost like landing on a carrier: the strip is quite short and if you mess up, you end up in the water. :)

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