Gilberto Freyre/Guararapes - Recife International Airport

Recife International Airport, also known as Guararapes Airport, is one of the largest in northeastern Brazil. It is also the newest and most modern in the country. Serves cabotage flights to almost all major destinations in Brazil and also operates some international destinations. About 5.25 million passengers passed in 2009. Gol Transportes Aereos WebJet and low-cost airlines are operating at the site.

Location - Transportation - Services - Disabled Facilities - Parking - Hotels:

Official Name
Gilberto Freyre International Airport - (Gilberto Freyre International Airport).


Opening: July 1, 2004

Official website:

Tel: +55 (0) 81 3322-4188

The airport is located 11 km (7 miles) from downtown Recife.

Number of terminals - 1

Public Transport
Buses and taxis connect the airport to the city center. It has an integrated terminal and several bus lines that reach throughout the urban area. It has two taxi services: the common (economic) and the special.

There are car rental desks of the most recognized companies (Avis, Da Vinci Car, Europcar, Locates, Locaralpha, United, moved, Transnet). Rent your car here

The Business Center offers Recife airport banks, money exchange, ATM, post office, public telephones and Wi-Fi, among other facilities.
Eating and Drinking - restaurants, fast food, cafes and bars.
Shopping - the airport has articles of remembrance, various shops and duty free shops, newspapers and tobacconist.
Luggage - Lost and Found sector - tel (081) 3322 4193.
Other services - in turn, has a first aid center and pharmacy, travel agencies, among others. It has information desks for travelers.

Facilities for the disabled - have ramps and toilets, among other services. For passengers who need wheelchairs or other special care is recommended prior to communicate with your airline or travel.

Parking - Airport Recife has a large parking area near the main building, with capacity for over 2000 jobs. There are spaces reserved for disabled.

Hotels - There are no hotels on site. However, there are several on the outskirts and some hotels provide shuttle service for guests.