Brasilia International Airport

Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport (BSB)


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.


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 -3 (GMT -2 between the third Sunday in October and the third Sunday in February).


Tel: +55 (0)61 364 9000.

Car rental

There are a range of car rental companies based at the airport, including Avis, Hertz, Unidas and a number of local companies.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available all day and night outside the terminal buildings. A taxi ride to the city centre takes about 15 minutes.

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 and a travel agent. Facilities for the disabled are good.


Short-term and long-term parking is available within easy walking distance of the terminal.

Departure Tax

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.


Wifi is available in the terminals.

Business Lounges

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.