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Rio deJaneiro-Galeão (Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport) (GIG)

Full Airport Name

Rio de Janeiro-Galeão (Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport)


Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Infraero-Empresa Brasileira de Infra-Estrurura Aeroportuaria, 21942-900, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Airport Code


Country Code



(0)21 3398 4526 or 2155


(0)21 3398 4214



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT- 3 (GMT- 2 from the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in February)


The airport is amid 20km (13 miles) arctic of Rio de Janeiro

Transfer Between Terminals

The two terminals are affiliated by a travelator.

Driving Directions

The airport is affiliated to Rio de Janeiro by two above roads, Linha Vermelha and Avenida Brasil. The airport is signposted on both roads.

Car Parking

Multi-storey and covered car parks are accessible at the airport.

Car Hire

Avis, Hertz and Localiza are all represented at the airport; their desks can be begin in Terminal 1.

Public Transport

Road: Bus and auto are the best hassle-free means to biking into Rio. Taxi: Taxis are available, although visitors are brash to avoid the RDE auto board and go to the Rio de Janeiro State Tourism Authority board instead and shop for prepaid auto vouchers. Otherwise, cartage should ensure that their taxi's beat is austere of the aftermost fare. Bus: There is an airport shuttle bus every hour which stops at above hotels and beaches. Empresa Real accept air-conditioned frescao buses that drive into the burghal as able-bodied as forth the beach endlessly off at the hotels (journey time: 45 minutes). Public buses run to the burghal centre.

Information and Help Desks

Infraero advice counters can be begin on the additional attic of the dejected breadth in Terminal 1 and on the Departures attic in Terminal 2. Computerized advice screens are accessible in Terminal 2.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Terminal 1 has a ambit of banks, agency de change accessories and a column office. Eating and drinking: There are restaurants in Terminal 1 and a advanced array of restaurants and cafés in the axial bartering breadth in Terminal 2. Shopping: There are shops in Terminal 1 and in the axial bartering breadth in Terminal 2. Other facilities: There is a pharmacy and a baby 24-hour hospital in Terminal 1.

Conference and Business Facilities

Conference and business accessories are accessible at the Luxor Auberge (tel: (0)21 2468 8998) which is amid at the airport.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Lifts, automated doors, acclimatized telephones and toilets are provided for disabled people. Disabled car parking spaces are additionally available.


Airport hotels accommodate the Luxor Auberge (tel: (0)21 2468 8998 or assessment chargeless on 0800 165 322) on akin 3 of the dejected breadth in Terminal 1 and the Auberge Pousada (tel: (0)21 3398 3848/52/54) on akin 1 in the red breadth of Terminal 1. There is a 24-hour auberge catch board in Terminal 1 on akin 3.