Ports of Call
- Rio de Janeiro
Brasilia International Airport
Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport is generally referred to as Brasilia International Airport. It is the key entry point for those visiting Brazil's capital. The airport is just seven miles (11km) from central Brasilia and serves over 14 million passengers annually.
There are a number of passenger facilities at Brasilia International Airport. Some favourites include the airport's movie theatres located on the upper level. There are also gardens for passengers to stroll through. On the downside, the airport doesn't have great public transport options connecting it to the city. However, the airport is currently undergoing a major upgrade ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The airport is situated seven miles (11km) southwest of Brasilia.
Getting to the city
Buses and microbuses leave regularly from outside the terminal building for the main bus station in the city centre; however, taxis are generally the best option. Taxis are available 24-hours outside both terminals and the journey to the city centre only takes about 15 minutes.
GMT -2 (GMT -3 between the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in March).
Tel: +55 (0)61 364 9000.
There is a range of car rental companies based at the airport, including Hertz and a number of local companies.
Transfer between terminals
A shuttle operates between the two terminals.
The airport is clean and efficient: facilities include banks and a bureau de change, ATMs, restaurants, snack bars and bars, left-luggage facilities, shops, a post office, a VIP lounge and a travel agent. Facilities for the disabled are good.
Parking at Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport starts at BRL 5 for the first hour. It drops to BRL 1 per hour after four hours. The long-term daily parking rate is BRL 31.
US$12 to US$36 depending on category
Passengers booking flights to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport can do so on Avianca, Azul, Delta, Gol, Passaredo, Sete, TAM, TAP Portugal, and Webjet.
Free wifi is available in the terminals.
The VIP lounge has postal services as well as a fax machine and a few other business facilities.
Brasilia International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.