Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport (PLU)

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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. It mainly operates with domestic flights.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 300 115 2121), Passaredo Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 31 3490 2215 - 5:45 am to 10:30 pm).
Annual passenger traffic: 300,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
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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Inside the terminal you can find car rental counters from the following companies:

Locagerais (Tel +55 31 3491 0345 - Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday 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 3956 1679 - from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)


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The airport has ATMs, charging stations 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.


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), and with Terminal Rodoviário from 0:25 am to 11:55 pm.
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.


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


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.