Brasilia airport (BSB) 

 

Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, opened on May 3, 1957, serves the area of the capital of Brazil and is one of the busiest and most modern in the country. It operates with numerous domestic flights and with international destinations in Argentina, the United States and Portugal.

Official Website: bsb.aero
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminal 1 (domestic and international flights) and Terminal 2 (domestic flights). Open 24 hours a day and connected to each other through a free shuttle bus service every 20 minutes.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 18 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +55 61 3364 9000. There is an information desk in the Departures Hall of Terminal 1, in addition to interactive screens throughout the enclosure. There is also a tourist office in the public area, open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (Tel +55 61 3214 2764).

 
 
 

The airport is located 11 km (7 miles) to the south of the city of Brasilia.

 
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Bus - There is an executive service (line 113) that operates every day between 6:30 am and 0:00 am (until 11:00 pm on the weekends), with a frequency of 30 minutes. It runs to Banco Central do Brasil, Rodoviária do Plano Piloto, Praça dos Três Poderes, Setor Hoteleiro Norte, Centro de Convenções and Setor Hoteleiro Sul. More information: Tel +55 61 3344 2769 / 999 131 105. Several public transport lines are also available, heading for different destinations inside the city.

Taxi - Cabs are available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals level of the terminals. You can also hire a pre-paid service from SaferTaxi (Tel +55 21 3090 0483). Travel time to downtown Brasilia is 15-25 minutes.

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Car rental companies Avis (Tel +55 61 3364 9904 / 9905 - from 6:00 am to 0:00 am), Hertz (Tel +55 61 3365 4040 / 11 2246 4200 - from 6:00 am to 0:00 am), Localiza (Tel +55 61 3365 1288 / 1616 - 24 hours a day), Movida (Tel +55 61 3365 3656 / 3364 9681 - from 6:00 am to 0:00 am) and Unidas (Tel +55 61 3365 5036 - from 6:00 am to 11:50 pm) have counters in the Arrivals area.

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The airport has banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus, post office, VIP lounges, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. The Base Concept Hotel, situated within the grounds, provides meeting and conference facilities.

Food and Drinks- Throughout both terminals you can find a wide offer of restaurants, icecream stores, fast food outlets, pizza places, coffee shops, bars and confectioneries. Fran's Café, Casa do Pão de Queijo, Grão Café, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway and Viena Café are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Options include duty-free articles in the Departures area of Terminal 1, in addition to stores selling souvenirs, press, books, clothing, accessories, flowers, electronics, jewellery.
Baggage- Left luggage service in the public area, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +55 61 3364 9137). Secure plastic wrapping around the clock in the public sector (Tel +55 61 3364 9094). Lost and found office on the Arrivals level, available 24 hours a day (Tel +55 61 3214 6109).
Other Services- Pharmacy, spa, travel agencies, shoeshine, lottery, gas station, medical clinic.

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Short- and long-term parking within walking distance of the terminals. The first 10 minutes have no charge. Valet parking service at the access way to the Departures level of Terminal 1, across from ramp C. More information: Tel +55 800 105 560. Rates

Standard - Outdoor area.
Premium - Lot with covered spaces.

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Facilities include lifts, escalators, ramps, adapted toilets and telephones, and an ambulift to board the plane. Wheelchairs are available by previous request from your airline.

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The Base Concept Hotel (Tel +55 61 2196 6600) is found at the airport access road, 400 meters away from the terminals. Other accommodations in the city centre provide courtesy transport for their guests. Candango Aero Hotel (Tel +55 61 3021 6444), Quality Hotel & Suites Brasilia (Tel +55 61 2196 6090), Hotel Singular (Tel +55 61 3552 0583), Hotel Lord's (Tel +55 61 3552 1276), Hotel Pousada Brasília (Tel +55 61 3552 5355), Laguna Plaza Hotel (Tel +55 61 2109 9600), Ilhabela Park Hotel (Tel +55 61 3486 1286), Hotel Buriti (Tel +55 61 3552 4833), Hotel Olinda (Tel +55 61 3552 4115).

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Latest updates: June, 08, 2017