Rio de Janeiro has two major airports:
The international airport Galeão (GIG) is located
20 km from Copacabana where the conference is located. This
airport has two terminals and is served by major airlines,
many of them with daily service: Aeroflot, American Airlines,
Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Continental, Lufthansa,
Iberia, TAM, TAP, Varig. A taxi ride with a common (yellow)
taxi will cost you about 25 R$, with an executive taxi (blue,
white or red) 45 R$, by executive bus (every 30 minutes) 3.50
R$. Travel time is about 40 minutes.
The national airport Santos Dumont is mainly occupied with
flights from and to São Paulo (every 20 minutes), and
is located 10 km from the conference location (bus 3 R$, taxi
12 R$, 20 minutes).