Maceió airport (MCZ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Maceió - Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport, opened on October 14, 1928, is one of the busiest and most modern in Brazil, having been renovated in 2005, and serves the state of Alagoas. It operates with domestic flights to different destinations in the country and with international flights to Argentina.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.8 million passengers went through it in 2021.
Tel: +55 82 991 176 527. Information desk in the Arrivals Hall, available 24 hours a day. On the ground floor there is a tourist information office that operates Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Tel +55 82 3036 5313).


The airport is located 22 km (13.6 miles) northwest from Maceió city centre.

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What services does Maceió airport (MCZ) facilities include

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

Food and Drinks- A restaurant, fast food outlets and an icecream store are available on the first floor. Bob's, Casa do Pão de Queijo and Subway are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- You can find stores selling handicrafts, regional products, books and magazines, clothing and accessories, travel goods, footwear.
Baggage- 24-hour left luggage service on the first level (Tel +55 82 3322 2530). The lost and found office operates 24 hours a day in the supervision sector of the ground floor (Tel +55 82 3036 5210).
Other Services- Pharmacy, travel agencies, chapel, baby changing room, medical clinic.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Veleiro (Tel +55 82 3215 4150) provides transportation from the enclosure to the city centre, the bus terminal (Rodoviária) and Ponta Verde. Buses depart from in front of the airport between 4:20 am and 10:15 pm. Rates and schedules

Taxi - Regular cabs are operated by ASTRIL (Tel +55 82 4104 0144) from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm and between 10:00 pm and 4:00 am. In addition, COMTAL (Tel +55 82 3322 2530) runs special taxis 24 hours a day. Ranks for both services are located on the ground floor of the terminal and the trip to Maceió takes 50 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are situated on the ground floor.

Hertz (Tel +55 82 3342 0033 - 24 hours a day)
Localiza (Tel +55 82 3322 1180 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 82 3036 5402 - 24 hours a day)
Unidas (Tel +55 82 3036 5344 / 5345 - 9:00 am to 2:45 am)


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Parking services at Maceió airport (MCZ)

The parking lot is located in front of the main building, across from the access road. It has uncovered spaces available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 82 800 105 560. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs before their arrival. The airport has portable lifts to board and disembark from the plane. More information: Tel +55 82 3036 5210 / 9117 6527.

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Latest updates: March 02, 2022