Brazil to privatize Rio airport to prepare for 2016 Olympics
11:0504/10/2009The international airport in Brazil’s largest city, Rio de Janeiro, which won the bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, will be privatized and modernized to prepare for the Olympics, the authorities said.>>
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It is the first time a South American city has been awarded the Olympic Games organization. As the Rio airport is located on the Governador Island, the enhancement works might put the Galeo Brazilian Air Force station to some temporary inconvenience.