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Brasília Airport

General information

Brasília, located in central Brazil, is the capital of the country since 1960. Brasília Airport is named after Juscelino Kubitschek (1902 – 1976), a former president of Brazil and creator of the new capital Brasília. The airport is mainly used by GOL Airlines and LATAM Airlines, it is the busiest airport in Brazil after São Paulo Guarulhos Airport and São Paulo Congonhas Airport. Brasília is a planned city, seen from above it has the shape of an airplane. Praça dos Três Poderes is the cockpit, Asa Norte and Asa Sul the two wings.


Where is Brasília Airport situated?

The airport of the Brazilian capital is located just south of the city and is easily accessible by car via the Estrada Parque Aeroporto EPAR/DF-047.

How many terminals does Brasília Airport have?

The airport has a modern terminal consisting of a main building and two concourses/piers, namely North Concourse (Píer Norte) and South Concourse (Píer Sul). The majority of the flights are operated to domestic destinations, boarding gates 27 to 33 are reserved for flights to international destinations. The main building of Brasília Airport with the check-in desks, Departures hall and Arrivals hall is also known as “Corpo Central”.

Airport Map



The distance from Brasília Airport to the centre of Brasília is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Brasília.

From BSB Airport to Brasília City centre by Car
15 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Brasília Airport by public transport. Visit the Brasília Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Brasília Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Brasília is about R$ 45.-. Book your taxi at Brasília Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BSB Airport to Brasília City centre by Taxi
15 km
20 min
R$ 45.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Brasília Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Brasília Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Brasília Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Brasília Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Brasília Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Brasília Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Brasília Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • GOL Airlines
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Azul Airlines
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Brasília Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


ibis Styles Brasilia Aeroporto, Brasilia

Located 2 minutes by car from Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Ibis Styles Brasília Aeroporto provides business facilities. Each air-conditioned accommodation boasts an individual WiFi router in addition to a working area.


Candango Aero Hotel, Brasilia

Just a 7-minute drive from Park Shopping mall, Candango Aero Hotel is located 10 km from downtown Brasília. It offers air-conditioned rooms, free parking, buffet breakfast and a 24-hour reception. WiFi in public areas is free.


Max Hotel, Brasilia

Max Hotel is located in Núcleo Bandeirante, just 4 km from Juscelino Kubischek International Airport. Various restaurants and supermarkets can be found within 5-minutes' walk. Each air-conditioned room provides free WiFi and a TV with cable channels.

Hotels in Brasília

Looking for the best hotels in Brasília? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Grand Mercure Brasilia Eixo Monumental, Brasilia

This 5-star Brasilia hotel is situated across from Brasilia Shopping Mall and offers free WiFi and rooms with balconies. Guests can enjoy city views from its outdoor swimming pool.


Royal Tulip Brasília Alvorada, Brasilia

This hotel boasts a stunning design, luxurious accommodations and a large pool by the garden. It’s located on the Paranoá Lake shores, in Brasília, just 850 metres from the Palácio da Alvorada.


Brasil 21 Convention Affiliated by Meliá, Brasilia

Situated 1.8 km from Cultural Complex of the Republic, Brasil 21 Convention Affiliated by Meliá offers 4-star accommodation in Brasilia and features a restaurant. This 4-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Brasília Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Rio: Christ the Redeemer Official Ticket by Cog Train

Book your Corcovado Official Train Ticket in advance and make sure you get an up-close view of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, Christ the Redeemer. Travel through beautiful urban forest before taking in the stunning views of Rio de Janeiro.


Rio de Janeiro: 6-Stop Highlights of Rio with Lunch

Enjoy a city tour of Rio de Janeiro; admire Christ the Redeemer, and the Sugarloaf Mountain. Explore the city by visiting the Maracanã Stadium, Selarón Steps, and more.

Tour & transport

Paraty: Jungle Waterfalls and Cachaça Distillery Jeep Tour

Journey through the luscious jungles of Paraty, swim in refreshing waterfalls, and learn about native wildlife on this tropical jeep tour. Visit a cachaça distillery to taste the drinks of Brazil.


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