Recife Guararapes Airport Reviews


Recife Guararapes Airport Reviews

Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (IATA: REC, ICAO: SBRF) is the airport of Recife, Brazil. The name Guararapes is a reference to the Guararapes Battle, fight into surround area. Since 27 December 2001 the airport is named by Gilberto Freyre (1900–1987), a renowned sociologist who born in Recife.

The Recife Guararapes Airport was originally called Ibura Airport, the airport had its name changed to Guararapes Airport in 1948. The facility has its origins in the time of World War II when an airport was built to replace the earlier airfield Parque do Encanta Moça. With the end of the War, the facility acquired a strategic importance as technical and refueling stop in the route from South America to Europe.

In 2012, the Recife Guararapes Airport was ranked 9th in terms of cargo handled in Brazil, placing it amongst the busiest airports in the country.Recife Guararapes Airport is operated by Infraero.

Some of Recife Guararapes Airport facilities are shared with the Recife Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.


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Recife Guararapes Airport Official Website

Recife Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport Map

Recife Guararapes Airport Weather Forecast

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