Recife airport (REC)

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.


 Passenger Guide

Recife/Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, opened on July 1, 2004, is one of the most important in northeastern Brazil. It is also one of the newest and most modern in the country. It operates numerous domestic flights and international destinations in South America, the United States, Cape Verde and Portugal.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 9 million passengers went through it in 2023.

Tel: +55 81 3322 4188 - INSTAGRAM - TWITTER

A 24-hour information desk operates on the first floor.


The airport is located 11 km (7 miles) southwest of downtown Recife.

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Parking services at Recife airport (REC)

Short and long-stay spaces are available in an open-air sector and a multi-level parking lot, both close to the main building. More information: Tel 0 800 010 5560. Rates

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, adapted restrooms and portable elevators. In addition, wheelchairs are available upon request.


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Latest updates: March 25, 2024