João Pessoa airport (JPA) 

 

Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport, opened on August 20, 1957, is the busiest in the state of Paraíba. It operates with domestic and international flights to Argentina.

Official Website: infraero.gov.br
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.4 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +55 83 3041 4200.

 
 
 

The airport is located 11 km (6.8 miles) to the west of the city of João Pessoa.

 
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Bus - Empresa de Transportes Metro / Wilson (Tel +55 83 3232 1689) operates line 5501 - Aeroporto/Alto da Boa Vista to João Pessoa and Bayeux between 5:00 am and 9:50 pm, with frequencies of 30 to 45 minutes and a trip of 45 min. It runs through Varadouro, Praça Aristides Lobo and Terminal Intermunicipal. Buses depart from the stop located in front of the airport.

Taxi - The official operator is Transtaxi (Tel +55 83 3232 4167). Vehicles are available 24 hours a day outside the entrance to the terminal and journey time to João Pessoa is 25 minutes.

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Car rental desks are found next to the entrance to the passenger terminal. Avis/Dallas (Tel +55 83 3232 2525 - from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am), Localiza (Tel +55 83 3232 1130 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, 10:00 pm to 6:00 am), Movida (Tel +55 83 3232 5098 - from 8:00 am to 6:00 am), Unidas (Tel +55 83 3232 4919 - from 9:00 am to 3:00 am).

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

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants, coffee shops, bars and fast food outlets, especially on the first floor. Fly Café, next to the terminal entrance, opens 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Stores selling fashion, handicrafts, books, sweets, perfumes, cosmetics.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated on the ground floor and operates on business days in administrative hours (Tel +55 83 3041 4281).
Other Services- Baby changing room.

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Opposite the terminal building there is a parking area with spaces for long- and short-term stays. It operates around the clock. More information: Tel +55 83 3041 4258 / 4259. Rates

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Facilities are comprised by access ramps and ambulifts. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline or travel agency in advance of their flight. More information: Tel +55 83 991 399 071.

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Some of the nearest hotels are: J.R. Hotel (Tel +55 83 2106 8700), Guarany Hotel Express (Tel +55 83 2106 8787), Hotel Por do Sol (Tel +55 83 8602 5282), Avallon Motel (Tel +55 83 3232 8100), Hotel Villa Rica (Tel +55 83 3031 3020), Hotel Franklin (Tel +55 83 3221 1066), Lagoa Park Hotel (Tel +55 83 3015 1414), Pousada Santa Rosa (Tel +55 83 3241 5322), Suisse Résidence (Tel +55 83 3226 4700), Pousada Cabo Branco (Tel +55 83 3023 2821).

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Latest updates: June, 14, 2017