By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To ensure that the half a million visitors about to land in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games have a positive first impression of the Cidade Maravilhosa, Rio’s Antônio Carlos Jobim International Airport, known simply as Galeão, has recently undergone a R$2 billion infrastructure transformation to improve the visitor experience.

As recently as this past February, Galeão was ranked as one of Brazil’s worst airports according to a survey by the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here