Airport Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont

Airport Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont

Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport is one of the 15 most important airports in Brazil. Only domestic fligths are operated from Santos Dumont, the capital of the federal state of the same name also has a second international airport Rio de Janeiro/Galeão - Antônio Carlos Jobim Airport, which is 10 miles further north west on the island, Ilha do Governador.
  • URL: Official website
  • Time zone: GMT -3
  • Service telephone: +55 21 3814-7070
  • Address: Aeroporto Santos-Dumont, Praça Senador Salgado Filho s/n°, Centro Rio de Janeiro - RJ, CEP:20.021-340, Brasil
  • Operating company: INFRAERO, Aeroportos Brasileiros
  • Parking: Paid parking for about 1040 vehicles in front of the terminal.
  • Nearby cities: Rio de Janeiro (5 km), Niterói (7 km), Duque de Caxias (21 km), São João de Meriti (25 km), Nilópolis (28 km), Belford Roxo (29 km), Nova Iguaçu (34 km), Itaboraí (36 km), Petrópolis (45 km), Queimados (46 km)
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (15.71%), Tuesday (15.07%), Wednesday (15.57%), Thursday (15.49%), Friday (15.91%), Saturday (10.45%), Sunday (11.79%)
  • Alternative spelling: Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont, Рио де Жанейро-Сантос Дюмон, ריו דה ז'נרו - סנטוס דומונט, ريو دي جانيرو-سانتوس دومون, リオデジャネイロ - サントス・ドゥモン, 里约热内卢 - 桑托斯杜蒙

Most popular destinations from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont (Flights per week )

Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. Gol Transportes Aéreos (1578, 35,32 %)
  2. Azul Brazilian Airlines (1496, 33,48 %)
  3. LATAM Chile (1350, 30,21 %)
  4. other (0.98 %)

First in use in 1944, the airport is about 1 mile east of the city centre. The daily “Real Auto Ônibus" airport bus operates between the inner city and the two airports at 20 to 30 minute intervals between the hours of 5.30 am and11 pm. There are also taxis at the airport terminal.