Recife/Guararapesâ€“Gilberto Freyre International Airport
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Guararapes International Airport ( IATA: REC, ICAO: Gilberto Freyre International Airport SBRF ) is an international airport in the Brazilian city of Recife, Pernambuco state. The airport is one kilometer from Boa Viagem beach and 14 km from the city center.
In 2009, the airport of over 5 million passengers and 66,000 aircraft was haunted. He is the eight - largest airport in Brazil. The capacity has been expanded in recent years from 1.5 million to 5 million passengers per year. There are plans to expand the capacity to over 7 million passengers.
In July 2004, opened a shopping mall with about 142 shops and a leisure area, using the "Aero shopping" concept. Thus, in the airport a center for work and commercial use was built on an area of 52,000 square meters. On the adjacent parking lot there are three levels with a total capacity for 2080 vehicles, previously there were only 500 parking spaces.