from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Brazil, an industrial suburb of São Paulo. Population: 1,220,000.


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  • Guarulhos was considered to be the most attractive of the batch because it already has a huge flow of customers, and so guaranteed revenues.

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  • The prize asset, the Guarulhos airport in São Paulo, was taken by Investimentos e Participacoes em Infraestrutura SA—or Invepar, a holding company made up of construction companies and some of Brazil's largest pension funds—together with Airports Company South Africa.

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  • The only difference is that it occurred at São Paulo's Congonhas airport, while I went through the larger, mostly international Guarulhos airport.

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  • There are also plans to add a new terminal at the Guarulhos International, and Ms. Rousseff has promised greater private-sector participation in airport projects.

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  • Heinz-Peter Elstrodt landed at Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International airport, and settled into the back of a limo for what became a three-hour trip across the sprawling, congested Brazilian business capital.

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  • The Sao Paulo State Court of Justice says in a statement that Gol Lineas Aereas Intelligentes S.A. must reforest an area whose size has not yet been determined to compensate for pollution generated by departing and landing aircraft at the airport, located next to the city of Guarulhos.

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  • A Guarulhos city hall spokesman says he expects the court will order the other 41 airlines operating at the airport to adopt similar measures.

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  • Viracopos, 100km from São Paulo, needs huge investment to cope with overflow from Guarulhos, which has no room to grow.

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  • In the case of Guarulhos, Latin America's busiest airport, that includes building a terminal capable of handling 7 million passengers a year. -- Top News

  • The consortium that won Guarulhos was led by the pension funds of Petrobras, a giant oil company, and Banco do Brasil, the country's biggest bank.

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