Ribeirão Preto airport (RAO)

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Doutor Leite Lopes Airport, opened on April 2, 1939, serves the city of Ribeirão Preto, in the northeastern region of the state of São Paulo. It basically operates with domestic flights to several important destinations in the country.

Official Website: daesp.sp.gov.br
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Azul Linhas Aéreas, Gol Linhas Aéreas, LATAM, Passaredo Linhas Aéreas.
Annual passenger traffic: 860,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +55 16 3626 3376.


Ribeirão Preto airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the northeast of the city centre.

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A few car rental companies operate desks inside the airport:

Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 16 3626 2266 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Movida (Tel +55 16 800 606 8686 - 5:00 am to 11:45 pm)
Unidas (Tel +55 16 991 515 807 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)


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The airport has ATMs.

Food and Drinks- Bar, restaurant and icecream store.
Shopping- Options include stores selling handicrafts, regional goods, souvenirs, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- For any issues with registered luggage, get directly in touch with the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Massage chairs.


Taxi - Ranks are located next to the entrance door to the terminal building. The trip to the city centre takes around 15 minutes. Information and bookings: Tel +55 16 3626 2451.


Inside the airport there are two parking areas available around the clock, with covered and outdoor spaces:

Gran Park (Tel +55 16 3628 0906)
Alianza Park (Tel +55 16 3996 6029)

In the vicinity you can find the Br Parking (Tel +55 16 3628 1539) and the VVR Aeroporto (Tel +55 16 3610 9281).


Passengers requiring special assistance (people with reduced mobility, visually- or hearing-impaired, the elderly, unaccompanied children, pregnant women) should arrange the proper services with their airline at least 48 hours before their flight.