Most people visiting Rio de Janeiro are there to take in the beauty that the city offers in the form of beaches, mountains and – quite frankly – people. On my recent visit, however, those priorities were pushed aside in favor of exploring the two airports operating in the metropolis, the Santos Dumont airport (IATA: SDU) in the heart of downtown and Galeão - Antônio Carlos (Tom) Jobim International Airport (IATA: GIG) a bit further out of town. Both offer reasonable facilities, commensurate with the level of service they offer. Santos Dumont is somewhat more aviation-geek friendly given its location and surroundings but it also handles far fewer and much smaller operations. Espaço +
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