Santos Dumont Airport, opened on November 30, 1936, is one of two that serve the city of Rio de Janeiro. It basically operates with domestic flights.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of Terminals – 1 – Open from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: About 9.2 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 21 3814 7070. There are information desks in the departure lounge (Tel +55 21 3814 7246/7700), open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.
The airport is located in the city, 4 km (2.8 miles) from the center of Rio de Janeiro
List of car rental companies operating within Rio Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Rio Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
The following car rental companies have service desks in the Arrivals Hall.
Avis (Tel +55 21 3814 7337 – 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +55 21 2220 6066 – 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +55 21 2220 5455 – 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Locaralpha (Tel +55 21 3814 7581)
Movida (Tel +55 21 800 606 8686 – 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
United (Tel +55 21 2531 0367 – 6:00 am to 11:45 pm)
VIP areas, business, finance, shops, restaurants and cafes, luggage and convenience services at Rio Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Advantage VIP Lounge – Located in the departure area on the first floor, open from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, for domestic flights and with a maximum stay of 3 hours. It has a children’s area, left-luggage service, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi access, TV, snacks and drinks. Access is allowed through Priority Pass or Diners Club.
Bradesco Cartão Lounge – Open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm, on the first floor of the departure area; with snacks, TV, computers, newspapers and magazines. Access to the room is allowed to members of American Express Platinum or Gold, or Elo Nanquim.
Miscellaneous facilities and services
The airport has banks (from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm), ATMs, post office, VIP lounges, mobile phone service and free Wi-Fi.
What is there to eat and drink?
There are restaurants, fast food outlets, cafes, ice cream parlors, bars, pizzerias and patisseries on both floors of the terminal.
Are there duty free and other stores?
Duty-free shops are available on the first floor and departure lounge. In addition to a convenience store in the Arrivals Hall. There are also stores selling handicrafts, clothes, jewelry, sporting goods, cigarettes, shoes and sweets.
Are there services to pack luggage?
The luggage protection service operates in the departure lounge, from 4:30 am to 8:30 pm.
Left luggage services at Santos Dumont airport
The 24-hour left luggage service works in the departure area (Tel +55 21 3025 1573).
Where is the Lost and Found office at Santos Dumont Airport
The lost and found office is located in the Arrivals Hall, available from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm (Tel +55 21 3814 7805).
– Shoeshine, pharmacy, baby changing room and medical clinic.
Accommodation in the vicinity of the airport
Prodigy Hotel Santos Dumont Airport is connected to the passenger terminal. Other options nearby are:
Ibis RJ Santos Dumont (0.6 km / 0.4 miles)
Novotel RJ Santos Dumont (0.6 km / 0.4 miles)
Itajubá Hotel (1 km / 0.6 miles)
Windsor Asturias Hotel (1 km / 0.6 miles)
Atlântico Centro Apartments (1 km / 0.6 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Rio Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)
Avianca (Tel +55 21 3814 7329 – 4:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 21 4003 1118/800 887 1118 – 5:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 21 3814 7449 – 4:00 am to 11:00 pm)
LATAM (Tel +55 21 3814 7611/7605/7607 – from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Passaredo Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 16 4000 1777/3514 7194 – 24 hours)
The parking lot is located in front of the terminal building and has areas for long and short stays; operating 24 hours. More information: Tel +55 21 800 105 560.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their needs in advance of their arrival. The airport has portable elevators for loading and unloading the aircraft. More information: Tel +55 21 985 131 309/3814 7222.