Rio de Janeiro International Airport (GIG) in Brazil has announced that due to the flight transfers that will occur during the closure of Rio’s second airport, Santos Dumont’s main runway, all passenger pick-ups and drop-offs must be made at Terminal 1 from 05:00 to 23:00.
RIOgaleão is offering free electric carts in the internal connector and shuttle-bus transfers between terminals until 21 September 21, 2019. The maximum waiting time for the shuttle-bus is 15 minutes and the transfer can last up to 10 minutes. Transfers at Terminal 2 are allowed from 23:00 to 05:00.
As of 24 August, Latam, Azul, and Gol flights will be transferred from Santos Dumont Airport to RIOgaleão during the work on the Santos Dumont runway.