RIO DE JANEIRO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIM - GIG - GALEAO - GENERAL INFORMATION - TRANSPORTATION - REAL BUS - PHOTOS - MAPS - VIDEOS - LINKS
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RIO DE JANEIRO´S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:
The International Airport of Rio de Janeiro: TOM JOBIM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - GALEAO - GIG -, is located 20km (13 miles) north from the center of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Tom Jobim International Airport, Rio de Janeiro is located in the island "Ilha do Governador", (Governor´s Island), located on the shores of the Guanabara Bay.
TOM JOBIM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - GENERAL INFORMATION:
Number of Terminals: 2 - Named one and two and connected through the inside of the Airport.
Time Zone in Rio de Janeiro: GMT- 3 (GMT- 2 from the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in February).
Telephones: (00 55 21) 3398 4526, 3398 5050, 3398 2155. Fax: (00 55 21) 3393 2228
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION to and from the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro:
TAXIS - INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RIO DE JANEIRO: Taxis are available at the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, although it´s a good idea to ignore the RDE taxi desk and go to the Rio de Janeiro State Tourism Authority desk instead, and buy prepaid taxi vouchers. Price: 70 reais.
REAL BUS - INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RIO DE JANEIRO: "Empresa Real" have air-conditioned buses that leave right from the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro, (galeao, gig), and drive downtown to the city of Rio de Janeiro, and through the seafront stopping at any sea front corner wanted in any of the following neighbourhoods: Flamengo, Botafogo, Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Barra da Tijuca. Journey time: 45 -120 minutes. Price: 7 Reais.
REAL BUS TIMETABLE: The bus from the "Empresa Real", works from 6 am to 11 pm.
REAL BUS ACCOMODATIONS: The "Real Bus", has space for baggage and it´s specially customed for passangers going back and forward from and to the International Airport of Rio de Janeiro.
REAL BUS ROUTE: Real Bus follows the this route:
Downtown, Rio de Janeiro (45 minutes).
Local Airport Santos Dumont (55 minutes).
AIRPORT FACILITIES GALEAO, GIG, INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RIO DE JANEIRO:
Money and communications: Terminal 1 of Rio de Janeiro´s International Airport has a range of banks, bureau de change facilities and a post office.
Eating and drinking: There are restaurants in Terminal 1 and a wide variety of restaurants and cafés in the central commercial area in Terminal 2 of Rio de Janeiro´s International Airport.
TECNICAL INFORMATION - INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RIO DE JANEIRO:
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