Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont resumes operations with main runway following month closure

    Infraero announced (19-Sep-2019) that Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport resumed operations using its main runway effective 06:00 on 21-Sep-2019. The 1300m x 42m runway underwent a BRL9 million (USD2.2 million) resurfacing project which commenced on 24-Aug-2019. A similar intervention was carried out in 2009 and another is expected to be carried out in 10 years. [more – original PR – Portuguese]