Rio de Janeiro (GIG) Admirals Club [Location, Hours, & Access]

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The Rio de Janeiro (GIG) Admirals Club is located in the South Pier on the third floor and follow signs to the VIP lounges.

The lounge is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM, and Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 3:30 PM to 10:30 PM.

This Admirals Club offers the unique amenities of shower suites, a TV room, and a kid’s room.

All Admirals Clubs provide amenities like complimentary food and alcoholic drinks (premium drinks are extra), Wi-Fi, workspaces, and travel assistance.

American Airlines Admirals Club
Photo: American Airlines

Admirals Club Location Map

How to Access the Admirals Club

You can access the Admirals Club if you are departing on an American Airlines or Oneworld flight and meet one of these criteria:

  • Hold the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard®;
  • Hold an Admirals Club membership;
  • Flying internationally on a business or first-class flight on American or a oneworld airline;
  • Flying certain transcontinental routes (JFK-LAX, JFK-SFO, JFK-SNA, LAX-MIA, & LAX-BOS);
  • Flying to Hawaii in Flagship Business or First (DFW-HNL, DFW-KOA, DFW-OGG, ORD-HNL);
  • AAdvantage Platinum, Platinum Pro, and Executive Platinum members on an international flight;
  • Oneworld Emerald and Sapphire members on domestic and international flights (excluding AAdvantage elite members);
  • Buy a one-day pass for $79 or 7,900 miles; and
  • U.S. military personnel traveling in uniform on a same-day flight operated by American.

Admirals Club Locations

You can find American Airlines Admirals Clubs at these airports:

American Airlines Admirals Clubs
Airport Location
Atlanta (ATL) Near Gate T11
Austin (AUS) Near Gate 22
Boston (BOS) Near Gate B4
Buenos Aires (EZE) Near Gate B9
Charlotte (CLT) 2 Clubs (Near Gate B3; Conc. C & D)
Chicago (ORD) 3 Clubs in Terminal 3 (G8, H6, L1)
Dallas (DFW) 5 Clubs (A24, B3, C19, D24, Sat E)
Denver (DEN) North End of the A Gates Bridge
Honolulu (HNL) Term. 2 Across from Security #3
Houston (IAH) Near Gates A25 and A26
London (LHR) Term. 3 in Lounge Area H
Los Angeles (LAX) 3 Clubs (T4 at Gate 40; T5; Regional T)
Mexico City (MEX) Term. 1 Conc. H at Gate 19
Miami (MIA) 2 Clubs (Gate D15 & D30)
Nashville (BNA) Near Gate C15
New York (JFK) Term. 8 Near Gate C42
New York (LGA) Term. B, Near Gate A30/31
Newark (EWR) Temporarily Closed
Orange County (SNA) Near Gate 8
Orlando (MCO) Near Gate 55
Paris (CDG) Temporarily Closed
Philadelphia (PHL) 3 Clubs (A4, Term B/C, Term F)
Phoenix (PHX) 3 Clubs (A7, A19, & B5)
Pittsburgh (PIT) Main Lobby Past Security
Raleigh (RDU) Near Gate C1
Rio de Janerio (GIG) South Pier, 3rd Floor
San Francisco (SFO) Terminal 1, Near Gate B13
Sao Paulo (GRU) Term 3 Above Duty Free
St. Louis (STL) Entrance of Conc. C
Tampa (TPA) Airside F, Gate 85
Toronto (YYZ) Term 3 Near Duty Free
Washington DC (DCA) 3 Clubs in Term 2 (C24, D36, E46)
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