Transportation in Rio de Janeiro
Throughout Brazil, there are 20 with international departures with Rio de Janeioro and Sao Paulo with the largest airports. Brazil has more than 1,500 airfields and landing paths. The leading Brazilian airlines are Tam, Gol and Varig.
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There are two airports in Rio de Janeiro: International Airport, Galeão (GIG) Popularly known by its original name Galeão International Airport and it is the main airport. Avenida 20 de Janeiro, s/n° – Ilha do Governador Rio de Janeiro The International Airport of Rio de Janeiro-Galeão is located 20 km north of Rio de Janeiro. Website Domestic airport in central Rio Santos Dumont (SDU). Praça Sen. Salgado Filho, Centro Rio de Janeiro.