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São Paulo/Guarulhos–
Governador André Franco Montoro
International Airport

Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro
Airport type Public/Military
Operator GRU Airport Invepar-ACSA
Serves São Paulo
Location Guarulhos, Brazil
Opened 1985
Hub for
Focus city for
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
Elevation AMSL 750 m / 2,459 ft
Coordinates 23°26′8″S 46°28′23″W / 23.43556°S 46.47306°W / -23.43556; -46.47306
GRU is located in São Paulo State
Location in São Paulo State
GRU is located in Brazil
Location in Brazil
GRU is located in South America
Location in South America
Runway Length Surface
m ft
09R/27L 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
09L/27R 3,700 12,139 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passengers 43,002,119 Increase 1.81%
Aircraft operations 292,047 Increase 5.5%
Statistics: GRU Airport
Sources: Airport Website, ANAC

São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport is an airport that serves São Paulo, Brazil, located 25km north of the city centre. It is sometimes called Cumbica Airport, after the suburb in which it is located.

Its IATA code is GRU and ICAO code is SBGR.

The following major international airlines fly into Guarulhos:

Many of these airlines have lounges at Guarulhos, most of which have internet access and mobile phone support, along with two meeting rooms for corporate executives.

There are also several restaurants, bookstores and cafés in the airport.

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