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Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio De Janeiro Airport overview

Rio de Janeiro–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (IATA: GIG, ICAO: SBGL), popularly known by its original name Galeão International Airport, is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the country's second-busiest international airport. It is named after Praia do Galeão (Galleon Beach), located in front of the original passenger terminal (the present passenger terminal of the Brazilian Air Force) and where in 1663 the galleon Padre Eterno was built; and since January 5, 1999 also after the Brazilian musician Antonio Carlos Jobim. Galeão Airport is explicitly mentioned in his composition Samba do avião. It is the largest airport site in terms of area in Brazil. Since August 12, 2014 it has been operated by the concessionary Rio Galeão, a consortium formed by the Brazilian investor Odebrecht and Changi Airport Group, with a minority participation of the government owned company Infraero, the previous operator. The new concessionary has been using the brand name RIOgaleão – Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim.Some of its facilities are shared with the Galeão Air Force Base of the Brazilian Air Force.

Transfers from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport

Suntransfers

Suntransfers offers reliable, low-cost airport transfers by taxis, minivan, minibus and coach.

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Public transport to city center of Rio De Janeiro

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Day route:

1760D 323 L1, L4 Estimated duration 1 hour 52 mins.
1760D 3 stops to Estrada do Galeão próximo ao 8118-8196 ( 7 mins - 1.5 km )
323 5 stops to Rua Carmo Neto próximo ao 63-91 ( 57 mins - 12.9 km )
L1, L4 12 stops to Siqueira Campos ( 20 mins - 10.3 km )

This route will take you to Copacabana in Rio De Janeiro city center.

Night route:

2012 L1, L4 Estimated duration 2 hours 22 mins.
2012 8 stops to Avenida Presidente Wilson próximo ao 113 ( 1 hour 23 mins - 18.7 km )
L1, L4 7 stops to Siqueira Campos ( 12 mins - 7.0 km )

This route will take you to Copacabana in Rio De Janeiro city center.

Prices:

Urban public transport

Inner city public transportation in Rio De Janeiro costs 4.10 BRL per one way.

Taxi

Taking taxi from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport to Rio De Janeiro city center will charge you around 100.00 BRL.

Hotels in nearby areas

Linx Galeão BY GJP

Rio De Janeiro

0.1 km from GIG

Rio Aeroporto Hotel

Rio De Janeiro

0.3 km from GIG

Airport ranking

16,243,253 passengers in 2017.
145.bussiest airport in the World
9. bussiest airport in Latin America
4.bussiest airport in Brazil

Airport details

Actual time 09:07
Actual date 2018/10/19
 
IATA code GIG
Website http://www.aeroportogaleao.net
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