Airports in Rio de Janeiro
Flights to Rio de Janeiro land at Rio de Janeiroâ??Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG), commonly known by its original name GaleÃ£o International Airport. GIG is the main airport serving Rio de Janeiro, and is the country's second-busiest international airport. The airport is located about 12 miles (20 km) outside of Rio. Upon arrival, you will have options for reaching the city center..