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Brazil’s aviation infrastructure scramble


Brazil is due to host two of the world’s largest sporting events over the next six years. The traffic surges forecast for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and then for the 2016 Olympic Games, as well as the anticipated post-event increases in international tourism, will present major challenges for all segments of the Brazilian aviation industry. [2698 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Aviation underpins domestic transport in Brazil
  • Operating beyond the maximum
  • Investing for the games, and the future
  • Will the developments meet the deadlines?
  • Areas of concern
  • Recovering from the ‘aviation blackout’
  • Reforming the system
  • An opportunity, rather than an obstacle

Graphs and data:

  • Brazilian airport passengers: 2002 to 2009
  • Brazil domestic RPKs by major carrier: Jan-2010 to Jul-2010
  • Brazilian monthly aircraft movements: Jan-2008 to Jul-2010
  • 2014 World Cup host cities
  • Major Brazilian domestic air traffic flows
  • Brazil 2014 host city airport traffic (2009) & design capacity
  • Aircraft in regular scheduled service registered in Brazil
  • Brazilian airspace structure
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