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By Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Infraero announced, on Monday, June 17th, a month-long renovation, between August 12th and September 12th, of the main runway of the Santos Dumont airport in downtown Rio.

The works will reduce the number of seats offered on flights to or from the airport, including the shuttle flights to and from São Paulo's Congonhas airport -- the busiest route in the country, according to the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC).

The reason is that only the auxiliary runway will be used during the works. It is 1,260 meters (4,134 feet . . .

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