Aracaju airport (AJU)

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Aracaju - Santa Maria Airport, opened on January 19, 1958, serves the state of Sergipe. It basically operates with domestic flights to different important destinations in the country and international flights to Argentina.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 79 3212 8500. Tourist information desk in the main hall, available between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (Tel +55 79 999 552 969).


The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) to the south of Aracaju.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental desks from the following companies in the main hall of the terminal.

CB Locadora (Tel +55 79 3042 4334 / 999 340 010 - 24 hours a day)
Localiza (Tel +55 79 3243 1422 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 79 3212 8573 / 3223 1266 - 24 hours a day)
Unidas (Tel +55 79 3243 7474 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm and from 10:30 pm to 3:00 am)


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What services does Aracaju airport (AJU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, post office and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a food court with restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and icecream stores. There is also a café and a fast food outlet in the Departures Hall. Sergipana Bistrô is open around the clock.
Shopping- Options include handicrafts, clothing, books, perfumes, cosmetics, flowers.
Baggage- Free luggage trolleys in the public areas. Secure luggage wrapping service in the main hall (Tel +55 31 3686 0117), from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. Enquiries about lost property should be directed to Tel +55 79 3212 8500, available 24 hours a day.
Other Services- Travel agencies, baby changing area.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 413 from SMTT (Tel +55 79 3179 1406) connects Terminal DIA with Costa Nova in the weekends from 5:00 am to 0:00 am, going through the airport, Santa Maria and Águas Belas. Bus 502 heads for Santa Tereza and Terminal Zona Sul from Monday to Saturday between 5:00 am and 0:00 am and Sundays from 6:30 am to 0:00 am. Route 506 travels to Terminal Zona Sul and Bairro 17 de Março. More information

Taxi - Vehicles from Coomtaju (Tel +55 79 3243 2741) available 24 hours a day. There is also a reservation counter in the main hall. Travel time to the city centre is approximately 15 minutes.


Parking services at Aracaju airport (AJU)

The airport's parking lot (Propark) is located opposite the terminal building and is available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 79 3212 8546. Prices


Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at the moment of their booking. There are escalators and an ambulift to board the plane. More information: Tel +55 79 3212 8500.