Julio Cézar Ribeiro de Belém / Val-de-Cans International Airport, opened on January 24, 1959, is one of the largest, most modern and busiest in Brazil. It operates with domestic flights to all important destinations in the country and some international flights to the north of South America, the United States and Portugal.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 91 3210 6000 / 6039. There is a tourist information desk open from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, next to gate D of the terminal (Tel +55 91 3210 6330).
The airport is located in Val de Cans, 12 km (8 miles) from the center of Belém
List of car rental companies operating within Belém Airport (BEL)
Belem Airport (BEL)
The following car rental companies have service desks on the ground floor, between gates D and E, open 24 hours a day:
Alamo / National (Tel +55 91 3257 2300)
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 91 3257 1541)
Movida (Tel +55 800 606 8686)
United (Tel +55 91 3257 2300)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has a bank (from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm), ATMs, post office and prepaid Wi-Fi access in 1 hour sessions. The Valverde VIP Room is open 24 hours a day, on the second floor, next to gate 1, offering computers, snacks, showers, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi access, TV, air conditioning, drinks, conference facilities and fax. Access is through Priority Pass or Diners Club)
Gastronomy – There are restaurants, cafes, bars, pizzerias, ice cream parlors and fast food outlets available on both levels. Many open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– On the upper floor there are duty-free shops, while throughout the enclosure you can find places selling sweets, souvenirs, handicrafts, jewelry, accessories and clothes.
Baggage– The 24-hour luggage protection service is on the ground floor (Tel +55 91 3210 6550). The left-luggage service operates in the 24-hour check-in room (Tel +55 91 8128 5501). The lost and found service works in the monitoring room, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Tel +55 91 3210 2421/2652).
Other services – Pharmacy, chapel, baby changing room, medical clinic, travel agency, beauty salon, lottery and massage chairs.
Possibility to spend the night at Belém Airport (BEL), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Belem Airport (BEL)
Spending the night at the airport
Belém airport is very busy during the day, but it is usually quite quiet at night.
Where to rest: The seats are narrow, so they are not very comfortable to lie on. If you have a sleeping bag, you can find quiet places to rest on the upper level. On the second floor there is a VIP room that operates 24 hours, if the passenger has a larger budget for this, while on the first floor there are private rooms for rent.
Baggage: Left luggage service in the check-in room, open 24 hours a day.
Food: Throughout the enclosure it is possible to find several options that remain open throughout the night.
Bathrooms: Showers are available inside the VIP room.
Wi-Fi: Access is free in 1-hour sessions.
Other services available 24 hours: ATMs, pharmacy, chapel, baby changing facilities, medical clinic and beauty salon.
On the first floor of the terminal there are private rooms at Revitalize Sleep. The closest accommodations are found in the city center.
Hotel Spada (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
Hotel Val de Cans (1.2 km / 0.7 miles)
Hotel Vila Rica (1.7 km / 1.1 miles)
Ibis Belém Aeroporto (1.7 km / 1.1 miles)
Stada Hotel Hangar (4.6 km / 2.9 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Belém Airport (BEL)
Avianca (Tel +55 91 4004 4040/300 789 8160 – Monday to Friday, from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm and from 11:00 pm to 4:30 am)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 91 4003 1118/800 887 1118 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 91 300 115 2121 – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and 11:50 pm to 5:00 am)
LATAM (Tel +55 91 4002 5700/300 570 5700 – Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 6:40 pm; on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 6:40 am and on Sundays from 9:30 am to 5 pm: 20 hours)
MAP Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 92 2125 5000 – 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
SEVEN Airlines (Tel +55 91 800 605 7000 – on weekdays, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:30 pm to 8:00 pm)
Surinam Airways (Tel +55 91 3210 6435/6436 – Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
TAP Air Portugal (Tel +55 91 800 727 2347 – from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)
In front of the departure lounge there is a 24-hour parking lot, with sectors for long stays in covered areas and outdoor spaces for short stays. More information: Tel +55 91 3210 6528/6529/6530.
Services for people with reduced mobility
The special attention service must be requested with the respective airline or travel agency, before arriving at the airport. There are wheelchairs, portable elevators for access to aircraft and motor vehicles for the transport of people with reduced mobility. More information: Tel +55 91 991 924 513.