Fortaleza airport (FOR)

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Fortaleza airport (FOR)

Pinto Martins - Fortaleza International Airport has its origins in the 1930s and is one of the busiest in the Northeast region of Brazil, serving the state of Ceará. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in America, Europe and Africa.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 5.9 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +55 85 3392 1030. On the ground floor there is an information desk that operates around the clock.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) south from Fortaleza city centre.

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Car Rental Companies

Car rental desks are situated on the ground floor.

Avis (Tel +55 85 3392 1470 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Localiza (Tel +55 85 3308 8350 / 3477 5073 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 85 3392 1373 - 24 hours a day)
Shop Rent a Car (Tel +55 85 3392 1477 - 7:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Unidas (Tel +55 85 3477 5163 - 24 hours a day)


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What services does Fortaleza airport (FOR) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (8:00 am to 10:00 pm), post office, internet kiosk and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a great variety of restaurants, coffee shops, fast food outlets, bars, bakeries and vending machines throughout the terminal. Many of them are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free articles in the International Arrivals and Departures Halls, clothing and accessories, jewellery, souvenirs, handicrafts, books, newspapers and magazines, footwear, perfumes.
Baggage- 24-hour secure wrapping service on the ground floor. Lost and found office on the first floor, 24 hours a day (Tel +55 85 3392 1174).
Other Services- Pharmacy, first aid clinic, tourist agencies, shoeshine.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 404 from ETUFOR (Tel +55 85 3452 9255) travels between the airport and the city centre, also stopping at the bus terminal and Benfica. Bus 66 goes to Papicu and Parangaba terminals, Senador Carlos Jereissati Av. and Shopping Iguatemi. Route 27 links the enclosure with Papicu and Siqueira terminals, Senador Carlos Jereissati Av. and Shopping Aldeota. Line 917 heads for Beira Mar. Buses run between 5:00 am and 11:00 pm and stops are found on the underground floor of the terminal.
On the other hand, Fretcar (Tel +55 85 999 800 053) connects the airport with Jericoacoara, with departures several times a day.
Further information

Taxi - Two types of services: regular vehicles (Coopertáxi - Tel +55 85 3477 5549) and special cabs (Coopaero - Tel +55 85 3392 1500 / 1501 / 1502), both available 24 hours a day at the exit from the terminal. Journey time to the city centre is around 20 minutes.


Parking services at Fortaleza airport (FOR)

The parking area is located on the underground floor of the terminal and has spaces for short and long stays. It operates 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 85 3392 1316 / 1320. Prices


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include elevators, ramps, escalators, Braille signage, portable lifts, adapted telephones and restrooms. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their needs in advance.