Rio Galeão (GIG) today´s departures
Today flight status of the departures from Tom Jobim airport.
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Recommendations before flying from GIG Airport
Getting to the airport in time
If your flight is international, it is recommended to arrive at Rio Galeão airport (GIG) at least 3 hours before the flight, or 2 hours if your flight is domestic. Depending on the time of the day, traffic and the situation of the moment (traffic accidents, road closures) be aware of leaving early enough.
Hotels inside the airport or nearby
In case you have a flight very early in the morning and you do not live in the Rio de Janeiro area, you can choose to spend the night before in a nearby hotel or even in one of those located inside the terminal.
Do not forget your valid passport or ID to travel, visa (if necessary), booking code or boarding pass (if you already have the web check in), travel insurance, your mobile.
Passengers with special needs
If you have reduced mobility or are a passenger with special needs (elderly, pregnant women, minors alone) coordinate with the airline at least 48 hours before the flight. If you are traveling with a pet, in addition to the airline, a health certificate issued by a veterinarian registered with the Regional Council of Veterinary Medicine (CRMV) is mandatory.
Ask your airline, about baggage restrictions, weight limits, prohibited items. Check its official website, social media or contact phones
Declare your new electronic devices
If you are a Brazilian resident and carry items such as cell phones, electronics, computers or new model technology, you will need to declare them and thus avoid possible collection of import taxes. Submission of the Electronic Declaration of Goods for Travelers (e-DBV) is required. The declaration can be made via the internet and presented to customs upon return to the country.
For further information check out the Frequenly Asked Questions