Aracaju Airport – Santa Maria, opened on January 19, 1958, serves the state of Sergipe, basically operating coastal flights to several important destinations in the country with international flights to Argentina.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: About 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 79 3212 8500. The tourist information desk operates in the main lobby, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Tel +55 79 999 552 969).
The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) south of Aracaju.
Car rental companies
There are service desks for the following car rental companies in the main lobby of the terminal.
CB Rental Company (Tel +55 79 3042 4334/999 340 010 – 24 hours)
Localiza (Tel +55 79 3243 1422 – 24 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 79 3212 8573/3223 1266 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 79 3243 7474 – 8:00 am to 9:00 pm and from 10:30 pm to 3:00 am)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, post office and Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – Options include a food court with restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and ice cream parlors. There is also a cafeteria and a fast food place in the departure lounge. Sergipana Bistrô establishments are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– There are stores selling handicrafts, clothes, books, perfumes, cosmetics and flowers.
Baggage– Trolleys available for free in public areas. The luggage protection service operates in the main lobby (Tel +55 31 3686 0117), from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. Questions about lost and found items should be answered by Tel +55 79 3212 8500, available 24 hours a day.
Other services – Travel agencies and baby changing facilities.
Possibility to spend the night at Aracaju Airport (AJU), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Aracaju Airport (AJU)
Spending the night at the airport
Aracaju Airport operates 24 hours a day, but does not have entertainment options available to passengers while they wait for their flight.
Where to rest: There are not many comfortable places, so passengers are advised to have a sleeping bag and blankets if they want to lie on the floor. The nearest hotels are located within the city.
Baggage: The airport does not have luggage storage.
Food: There is a restaurant that remains open 24 hours.
Wi-Fi: Access is available on site.
Other services available 24 hours: Automatic changing facilities.
The nearest hotels include:
Pousada Atalaia Sul (1.5 km / 0.9 miles)
Holiday Home (1.5 km / 0.9 miles)
Aracaju Hostel (1.9 km / 1.2 miles)
Casa Doce Lar (1.9 km / 1.2 miles)
Anauê Hostel e Pousada (1.9 km / 1.2 miles)
Airport parking (Propark) is located in front of the terminal building and is available 24 hours. More information: Tel +55 79 3212 8546.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs when booking. Escalators and a lift vehicle are available to board the plane. More information: Tel +55 79 3212 8500.