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Rio de Janeiro International Airport-Galeao Antonio C Jobim (GIG)

Last Updated: July 14, 2020, 2:36 p.m.

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  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • passengers are required to undergo temperature screening

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • 4 hrs

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • 3 hrs

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • self-service for boarding pass and bag tags

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • No

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • No

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • e-gates for brazilians only

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • No

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • there is no restriction for people to meet passengers at the terminal

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • social distancing marks on the floor

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 2 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • spacing marks at check in, security check point, boarding, and passport control areas

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • elevators with 50% of capacity, escalator with marking on the floor

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • 50%of busses capacity

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • staff are required to wear both face and mouth covering

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • all staff are required to wear gloves

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • Surfaces (e.g. desks and tables) and objects are wiped with disinfectant regularly More frequente cleaning and desinfection of restroomsDesifection of como áreas with a 48 hrs vírus free product

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • cameras

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges,

  • Provide details
  • seats are blocked to avoid passengers to seat side by side

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Oficial annoucement from Health Authorities are playing in Terminal buildingSignage remembering distancing is applied in the 100% of passenger journey

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • during the whole passenger journey

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • The reference medical clinics for COVID 19, are less than 10 km from the airport

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • On website and by phone

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Social media

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Just the regular assistance

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • No

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Airconditioning system recycles the air

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • There is a special training for all staff