Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont airport (SDU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Santos Dumont Airport, opened on November 30, 1936, is one of the two serving the city of Rio de Janeiro. It basically operates with domestic flights.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Annual passenger traffic: 10.2 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +55 21 3814 7070. There are information desks in the Departures Hall (Tel +55 21 3814 7246 / 7700), operating from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.


The airport is located 4 km (2.8 miles) to the east of downtown Rio de Janeiro.

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Accommodation near Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont airport (SDU)

The Prodigy Santos Dumont is connected to the passenger terminal. Other options nearby are:

Ibis Rio de Janeiro 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)
Hotel OK (1 km/0.6 miles)


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Parking services at Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont airport (SDU)

The parking lot is found opposite the terminal building and provides spaces for short and long stays. It operates 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 21 3814 7601.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers that require special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their needs before their arrival. The airport has portable lifts to board or disembark from the plane. Further information: Tel +55 21 985 131 309 / 3814 7222.

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Latest updates: March 24, 2023