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Foz do Iguaçu airport (IGU)

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Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, also known as Cataratas International Airport and opened on January 7, 1974, serves the city of Foz do Iguaçu and the state of Paraná. It mainly operates with domestic destinations, in addition to international flights to Argentina and Peru.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.3 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 45 3521 4200. In the central hall there is a tourist information office (Tel +55 45 3521 4276), open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.


The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the southeast of the city of Foz do Iguaçu.

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Car rental companies

Inside the terminal there are offices from the following companies:

Alamo (Tel +55 45 3521 4247 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 9:45 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:45 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm)
Avis (Tel +55 45 3521 4228 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +55 45 988 094 592 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 45 2102 2300 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 45 800 606 8686 - 24 hours a day)
Unidas (Tel +55 45 3521 4247 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm)


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What services does Foz do Iguaçu airport (IGU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (7:00 am to 9:00 pm) and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

- There is a food court with bars, confectioneries, coffee shops, restaurants and fast food outlets. Rei do Pão de Queijo opens 24 hours a day.


- Stores selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing and accessories, jewellery, books.


- Lockers in the frontal area of the terminal. Left luggage service from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm in the central hall. Secure wrapping in the check-in area between 4:00 am and 8:00 am and from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +55 45 2445 3501 / 2085 6205). For enquiries about lost baggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.

Other Services

- Medical clinic, baby changing room, travel agency.


Public and private transportation


- A service from Consórcio Sorriso (Tel +55 45 3027 0100) runs every 30 minutes from 5:40 am to 0:40 am and connects the airport with the city centre and Iguaçu National Park. The trip takes around 30 min. and stops are located at the passenger terminal annex.


- Vehicles are provided by Ponto de Táxi (Tel +55 45 3529 8821). They are available around the clock outside the terminal annex. Travel time to the city is 15 minutes.


Parking services at Foz do Iguaçu airport (IGU)

Two 24-hour, uncovered parking areas are available opposite the terminal building. More information: Tel +55 45 3521 4262 / 4272. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

The enclosure has reserved parking spaces, portable lifts, access ramps, special walkways with no obstacles, tactile signage, accessible counters, adapted restrooms and exclusive seats. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs in advance. Further information: Tel +55 45 3521 4222.