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,  Air France, Alitalia,  Avianca, Azul, British, Copa, GOL, Iberia, KLM, & Taca Peru airlines.
    Level 1 is the Arrivals level with entrance/exit doors A - H (east to west) with three baggage claim areas. Center doors B - E lead to international arrivals with banking facilities and Information counters. 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 is the Check-in level for Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca & Copa. It offers a good selection of food & drink concessions and baggage wrapping service.
    Level 3 offers  various banking facilities, a pharmacy, a hairdresser, the Rio Airport Hotel, and the VIP Lounges of Air France and Pro Air.
The new 100,000 sq.meter South Pier
opened in Spring 2016, with 26 boarding bridges (3 of them for large aircraft), child care stations, an 8,000 sq.meter Duty-free area, 14 conveyors, 14 elevators, 6 escalators and a 6,000 sq.meter area for VIP rooms. Completion is tentatively set for April 2016.]       

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 airlines.
Level 1 is the Arrivals level with entry/exit doors A & B only. It houses separate areas for domestic & international baggage claim, Federal inspection, and offers currency exchange &  an information counter. Food & drink and duty-free stores are on this level. 
Level 2 offers food & drink and stores, banking facility, access to the parking garages, and duty-free stores.
Level 3 is the Departures level
with entry/exit doors A - D is the airline check-in level - the center of which is for international departures (enter door C) with passport control and acces to the boarding area.  Near entry/exit door D is the check-in area
Level 3  houses airlines & stores.

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 opened in Spring 2016 .

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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