Passenger guide - Foz de Iguazu airport (IGU) 

 

Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, also known as Cataratas International Airport and opened on January 7, 1974, serves the city of Foz do Iguaçu and the state of Paraná. It mainly operates with domestic destinations, in addition to international flights to Peru.

Official Website: infraero.gov.br
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.8 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +55 45 3521 4200. In the central hall there is a tourist information office (Tel +55 45 3521 4276), open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

 

The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the southeast of the city of Foz do Iguaçu.

 
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Bus - A service from Consórcio Sorriso (Tel +55 45 3027 0100) runs every 30 minutes from 5:40 am to 0:40 am and connects the airport with the city centre and Iguaçu National Park. The trip takes around 30 min. and stops are located at the passenger terminal annex.

Taxi - Vehicles are provided by Ponto de Táxi (Tel +55 45 3529 8821). They are available around the clock outside the terminal annex. Travel time to the city is 15 minutes.

 

Avis (Tel +55 45 3521 4228 - from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm), Budget (Tel +55 45 941 351 756 - from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm), Movida (Tel +55 45 3521 4245 - 24 hours a day) and Sixt (Tel +55 45 2377 8686 - 24 hours a day) have offices inside the terminal.

 

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau, public telephones and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- There is a food court with bars, confectioneries, coffee shops, restaurants and fast food outlets. Rei do Pão de Queijo opens 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Stores selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing and accessories, jewellery, books.
Baggage- Lockers in the frontal area of the terminal. Left luggage service from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm in the central hall. Secure wrapping in the check-in area between 4:00 am and 8:00 am and from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +55 45 2445 3501 / 2085 6205). For enquiries about lost property, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Medical clinic, baby changing room, travel agency.

 

Two 24-hour, uncovered parking areas are available opposite the terminal building. More information: Tel +55 45 3521 4262 / 4272. Rates

 

The enclosure has reserved parking spaces, portable lifts, access ramps, special walkways with no obstacles, tactile signage, accessible counters, adapted restrooms and exclusive seats. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs in advance. Further information: Tel +55 45 3521 4222.

 

Several hotels can be found within the city of Foz do Iguaçu, among them: Hotel Colonial Iguaçu (Tel +55 45 3529 7711), Canzi Cataratas Hotel (Tel +55 45 3529 7174), San Martin Resort & Spa (Tel +55 45 3521 8088), San Juan Eco (Tel +55 45 2105 9200), Pousada Agroecológica Guata Porã (Tel +55 45 4053 9495), Iguassu Eco Hostel (Tel +55 45 3572 8002), Pousada Recanto das Cataratas (Tel +55 45 3529 9238), Vivaz Cataratas Resort & Aquaparque (Tel +55 45 3529 8200), Hotel Nacional Inn Foz do Iguaçu (Tel +55 45 3529 7755), Pousada Naipi (Tel +55 45 3574 1028).