Recife Guararapes Airport

General information

Recife Guararapes Airport is an international airport in the northeast of Brazil. The airport is operated by the Spanish airport operator AENA and consists of one terminal and one runway.


Where is Recife Guararapes Airport situated?

The airport is located in the south of the city, not far from the city centre. The airport can be reached by car via the road PE-008.

How many terminals does Recife Guararapes Airport have?

The airport has a modern terminal, one of the most efficient airport terminals in the country. The Arrivals hall is on the ground floor, the Departures Hall on the first floor and a Food Court on the second floor (before security). Airport Information is located on the first floor, Tourist Information is located in the public part of the Arrivals hall. From the terminal, the airport bus station and metro station are accessible via a pedestrian bridge.

Airport Map



The distance from Recife Guararapes Airport to the centre of Recife is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Recife.

From REC Airport to Recife City centre by Car
13 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Recife Guararapes Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Recife is about R$ 60.-. Book your taxi at Recife Guararapes Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From REC Airport to Recife City centre by Taxi
13 km
25 min
R$ 60.-

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Car rental

At Recife Guararapes Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, 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

Recife Guararapes 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!

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At the airport

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



Departures and arrivals

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Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Recife Guararapes Airport?

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

  • Azul Airlines
  • GOL Airlines
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Copa Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Recife Guararapes 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 Recife Aeroporto, Recife

Featuring a terrace, Ibis Recife Aeroporto is set in Recife and also provides a shared lounge and a bar. The property is situated 6 km from Guararapes Shopping and 9 km from US Consulate.


Casa Aeroporto Pousada, Recife

Set in Recife, 1.8 km from Boa Viagem Beach, Casa Aeroporto Pousada offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is located 6.3 km from Guararapes Shopping, 1.8 km from Boa Viagem Square and 9.1 km from Cinco Pontas...


Mar Hotel Conventions, Recife

Mar Hotel Conventions is located just 400 metres from Boa Viagem Beach and features three swimming pools set within landscaped gardens. Free WiFi is available. Mar Hotel's rooms all have an LCD cable TV, en-suite bathroom and minibar.

Hotels in Recife

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


Radisson Recife, Recife

Right by the sea, Radisson Recife offers a pool, gym and sauna, and is in Boa Viagem's most fashionable area. It features spacious accommodation with free WiFi and private balconies with sea views.


Hotel Atlante Plaza, Recife

Hotel Atlante Plaza is a luxury hotel situated in a prime location on Boa Viagem beach and is at a 7-minute drive from the city's main shopping centre. It boasts a rooftop pool, a sun terrace. a restaurant, a fitness centre and bar.


Beach Class Convention By Hôm - Antigo Bristol Recife, Recife

Offering an outdoor pool, Beach Class Convention By Hôm - Antigo Bristol Recife is located in Recife. Free WiFi access is available. Recife Shopping Centre is 1 km away.

Things to do

It is possible to book tours in the city and near Recife Guararapes 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!


Olinda City Tour and Instituto Ricardo Brennand

Explore one of the best-preserved colonial cities in Brazil on a 5-hour guided tour of Olinda from Recife. See landmark attractions with a guide, including the panoramic lift of the Caixa da Agua no Alto da Sé, the Ricardo Brennard Museum and more.

Tour & transport

Recife Boat Tour with Transfers

Cruise along the Capibaribe River in Recife and experience the "Brazilian Venice" by water. Ride to Santo Antonio, Recife Antigo and Boa Vista islands passing bridges and colonial buildings. Discover where the Portuguese founded the city.


Colonial Igarassu & Island City of Itamaracá Full-Day Tour

Explore the beautiful colonial town of Igarassu and the exotic island of Itamaracá on a full-day tour to experience the real side of Brazil. Sail by catamaran to Coroa do Avião sandbar to watch hundreds of migratory birds.


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