Rio de Janeiro is served by two major airports, and Antonio Carlos Jobim/Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Santos Dumont Airport (SDU). GIG is an international airport, whereas SDU is for domestic traffic only.
Like most tourists, I have only used GIG airport myself. In this article, I have written a detailed review/guide for GIG and have provided basic information about SDU.
Galeão International Airport (GIG)
Antonio Carlos Jobim/Galeão International Airport is Brazil’s second busiest international airport, welcoming more than 15 million passengers in 2018. It has two terminals numbered 1 and 2, which are connected. Check-in for all airlines occurs at terminal [...]