Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport (PLU)

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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Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport (PLU)

Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport, also known as Pampulha Airport and opened in 1933, is one of the airstations in the city of Belo Horizonte. Currently there are no commercial flights.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 200,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 31 3490 2000. There is an information desk inside the terminal, open around the clock.


The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the north of Belo Horizonte city centre.

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What services does Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport (PLU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, plugs for electric devices and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- A coffee shop is available inside the enclosure.
Shopping- Souvenir and flower stands.
- The lost and found office operates from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (Tel +55 31 3490 2000).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities.


Public and private transportation

Bus - There are services from Conexão Aeroporto (Tel +55 31 3224 1002) that link the enclosure with Confins International Airport in 45 minutes, between 4:15 am and 11:00 pm (10:45 pm on the weekends).
On the other hand, line 5401 from BHTrans (Tel +55 31 3429 8750) runs from 5:00 am to 11:10 pm and travels between São Luís and Dom Cabral, stopping at Praça Raul Soares and Praça Da Federação.
Both services can be boarded at the square located in front of the airport (Praça Bagatelle).

Taxi - Ranks are located meters away from the main entrance. The trip to the city centre takes 15-25 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Inside the terminal you can find car rental counters from the following companies:

Locagerais (Tel +55 31 3491 0345 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 31 3491 5145 - Mondays through Fridays from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm, weekends from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Lokamig (Tel +55 31 3441 9651 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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Parking services at Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport (PLU)

The airport has outdoor parking lots located on Praça Bagatelle and Rua Lider, available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 31 3490 2199. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency in advance. Minibuses are available for the transfer of people with reduced mobility. More information: Tel +55 31 3490 2121 / 8331 4592.

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Latest updates: August 26, 2019