Rio de Janeiro Galeao GIG Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Rio de Janeiro Galeao GIG Airport

The passenger terminal complex at RIOgaleao Airport consists of two separate semi-circle passenger terminals -T1 & T2.  The Gate areas of both terminals connect to each other.  Both terminals are also connected by a travelator,and both are fully accessible by escalators, elevators & automatic doors.

International Arrivals of non-Brazilian citizens:  Expect a 2-hour transfer procedure:  You will go through passport control (30 minutes); then claim your bags and proceed to the Customs area; thereafter go to your connecting airline desk; after completion of formalities there, proceed to your connecting gate.
Passengers transferring  to Santos Dumont Airport should take Express Bus 2145 (operated by Real Auto Onibus), which runs via Central Bus Station & downtown every 20 mins, 5:30am-10:30pm. Bus ticket counters are in the arrivals area of both  terminal.

Terminal 1 of RIOgaleao Airport, shaped in a half circle,  with gates 1 - 12,  is presently served by  Aerolineas Argentinas, AeroMexico, Air France, Alitalia,  Avianca, Azul, British, Copa, GOL, Iberia, KLM, & Taca Peru airlines.
    Level 1 has entrance/exit doors A - H (east to west)  leading to the arrivals level, which has 3 baggage claims at center, at left, center & right.  Level 1houses  Immigration Service Station, Information counters (tel. (+21 3398-4526 or 27), ANAC, Anvisa, Riotur Desk, some food & drink establishments at the food court, & shops & duty-free stores; currency exchange, bank branches, ATM cash machines, post office, rental car desks, baggage wrapping, lost & found, pharmacy, first aid station & baby changing rooms.
    Level 2 houses Aerolineas,  AeroMexico, Air France & Alitalia offices and offers a good selection of food & drink concessions.
    Level 3 houses Lost & Found, Information deks,  Dufry, The Bonotel Hotel, a phamacy, food & drink and retail concession.
Terminal 1 also houses 4-star Hotel Luxor on level 3 (tel. (1) 468-8998 which provides conference & business facilities.

Terminal 2 of RIOgaleao Airport, shaped in a half circle, with gates 22 - 39,  is presently served on level 3 by Air Canada, American, Delta, Emirates, Lan Chile, Lufthansa, Passaredo, TAAG, TAM, TAP, United & US Airways airlines.
Recently these improvements were completed:  a new baggage inspection system, large boarding area (embarkation deck) and two new check-in islands with 32 counters and 16 kiosks for Federal Police, while renovations of other levels were completed & new shops & restaurants added.
   Level 1 is the Arrivals level
with three baggage claim areas. International arrivals take their baggage and go through customs  & exit Door B, while domestic arrivals exit at door A. Level 1 houses the certified taxi  & Aerotaxi stands, rental car counters, ANAC, Anvisa, Riotour and BB Turist desks.
   Level 2 is the Commercial level with access to the Garage has food & drink & retail concessions and a food court. Level 2 houses a pharmacy, ATM cash machines, bank branches, currency exchange, information desk &  Exactta,
   Level 3 is the Departures level with International traffic to the left (entry/exits C & D) and domestic traffic to the right (entry/exits A & B). After security check there are many food & retail stores, including duty-free stores. The boarding area leads to the domestic & international departure gates. Level 3 houses information desks, 'As Efigenias, Lost & Found, & Safra bank.

VIP Lounges at both terminals:
 - Priority Pass passengers may use the American Airlines Admirals Club at Terminal 1, level 3, post-security, and at Terminal 2 where there are two more lounges available.
 - TAM's VIP Lounge is in the international departures area, which also houses Smiles VIP International Lounge.
 - Plaza Premium luxury lounge - an independent loounge - is to open early Spring 2016 .

NOTE:  In early Aug. 2014 new concession owner RIOgaleao started the following transitional projects:  added 44 new commercial enterprises, and will add 6,000 sq.meters of retail space; improve passenger service in both Portuguese & English; review  remote arriving/ departing air  transport system; address waste collection system; review first aid system; & provide network suppport & IT equipment to expand airport's infrastructure.  By 2016 RIOgaleao will be the 100% owner and operator.

Important Telephone Numbers:
For Information call  (21) 3814-7224 /7544 for Arrivals or ; (b) (21) 3814-7246 /7700 for Departures.
For Baggage storage call Malex do Brasil at (21) 3398-3141
For Lost & Found inside the terminals call (a) Terminal 1 (21) 3398-4152 or 3044; (b) Terminal 2 (21) 3398-2013.
For Parking information call (1) 3398-2142.

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