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Rio de Janeiro Galeao International Airport
The Rio de Janeiro Galeao International Airport is one of the airports that serve the city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The biggest airport in the country, the Galeao Airport, is the 2nd busiest in terms of the number of passengers handled.
The name Galeao is gotten from the Praia de Galeao beach located in front of the airport's original main building. Today, the building is being used the Brazilian Air Force, but the name as stuck with locals and visitors, calling the airport Galeao, instead of the Rio de Janeiro Galeao name.
This public and military airport is operated by Infraero and serves as the hub for TAM Airlines and Gol Tranportes Aereos. It has 2 runways and has an airport site of 17 million square meters.
In 2012, the airport handled over 17 million passengers and 154, 318 aircraft movements. Established in 1923 as the base of the School of Naval Aviation on the Governador Island, it became the base of the Galeao Air Force in 1941, with a terminal and hangar built on the area. By 1952, a new passenger terminal was constructed and was used until 1977. In the 70's, the airport became the country's main major international and domestic air hub. But by 1985, it had lost its top spot as the main airport in Brazil to the Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport.
Among the 17 million passengers, over 250,000 of those came from Argentina and over 100,000 from the US.
The Galeao Airport has all the best facilities and services that make waiting at the airport a comfortable and convenient experience. For those who need to get some cash and change their currencies, ATMs and banks are available for your disposal. There's also a post office and a medical post for these specific services.
There are also several places to get food and drinks, such as fast food joints, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries and bars. There's free WiFi throughout the terminal, so you can use your devices while waiting for flights.
If you need to buy some essentials or do some last minute shopping, there are several shops available at the airport that offer jewelry, books, cds, clothing, toys, beach wear, tobacco products, crafts, flowers, cosmetics and other items. There's also a lottery, beauty parlor, key maker and other personal services.
The Duty Free shops are available 24/7 and are found in both Terminals 1 and 2. If you wish to stay near the airport, a 4-star hotel is located at the 3rd floor of Terminal 1, which is Hotel Luxor. Another hotel, which is the Rio Aeroporto Hotel is also located near the terminal.
Located 20 km north of Rio de Janeiro's city centre, the airport provides several choices for transportation, both private and public. Executive blue and ordinary yellow taxis are available to take you to and from the city. You can order one at the taxi company booths found at the airport's arrival hall.
The Premium Auto Onibus bus # 2018 takes passengers from the Central Bus Station to downtown Santos Airport, then to the southern part of the city, with the last stop at Alvorada Bus terminal. It arrives and leaves at the airport every 30 minutes, from 5:30 am to 10: 30 pm everyday.
You can also avail of car rental services or have your hotel pick you up at the airport.
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