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 - each of the terminals surrounds the parking facility across from the driveway,  has a baggage claim, check-in counters & security checks on their ground levels and the secured gate areas on their second levels.  The Gate areas of both terminals connect to each other.  Both terminals are 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.

Terminal 1 of RIOgaleao Airport, shaped in a half circle,  with gates 1 - 12,  is presently served by  Air Canada, 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 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, with gates 22 - 39,  is presently served by American, Delta, Emirates, Lan Chile, Lufthansa, Passaredo, TAAG, TAM, TAP, United & US Airways airlines. T2 has Infraero Information counters are on the departures level (tel. +21 3398-2155 or 2288). There are also computerized information screens, as well as a tourist information desk.
T2 has a wider variety of food & drink establishments at the food court, compared to T1; shops & duty-free shops are in central commercial area;  other amenities include banking facilities, baggage wrapping, lost & found, first aid station & baby changing rooms.
Recently the following 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.
VIP Lounges: 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.

1. Between June & August 2014, Infraero made the following Airport improvements:  updating signage inside terminal; improve lighting systems throughout the Airport; at terminals increase power sockets; renovate restrooms in lobby, departures & arrivals hall; install security cameras at parking; provide free WiFi for 30 mins/day; attend to leaks at terminal roofing; restore terminal flooring; repair cracks, stains & wear of walls, floors & ceilings of terminals.
   2. In early Aug. 2014 new concession owner RIOgaleao started the following transitional projects: 
Improved 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.

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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