Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport, also known as Pampulha Airport and opened in 1933, is one of the airports in the city of Belo Horizonte. It mainly operates with domestic flights.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: About 200,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 31 3490 2000. There is an information desk inside the terminal, open 24 hours a day.
The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) from the center of Belo Horizonte
Car rental companies
Inside the terminal you can find car rental counters:
Locagerais (Tel +55 31 3491 0345 – from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 31 3491 5145 – Monday to Friday, from 5:30 am to 11:00 pm; on weekends, from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Lokamig (Tel +55 31 3441 9651 – 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, plugs for charging electronic devices and free Wi-Fi.
Gastronomy – A cafeteria is available inside the enclosure.
Shopping– There are places selling souvenirs and flowers.
Baggage– The lost and found office is open from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (Tel +55 31 3490 2000).
Other services – Baby changing facilities.
Possibility to spend the night at Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport (PLU), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport (PLU)
Spending the night at the airport
Pampulha Airport is open 24 hours a day, allowing passengers who have an early morning flight to spend the night inside. There is usually a lot of noise and movement within the room, including at night, so it is recommended to have hearing protectors.
Where to rest: There are some comfortable seats inside the terminal, but it is better to have a sleeping bag if you have to lie on the floor. In the vicinity of the airport it is possible to find different types of hotel establishments.
Baggage: No left luggage service on site.
Food: The airport cafeteria is closed during the night.
Wi-Fi: Access is free and unlimited.
The place does not have hotels on its premises, but several of them can be found nearby:
Frimas Pampulha Hotel (0.4 km / 0.2 miles)
Nobile Inn Pampulha (0.5 km / 0.3 miles)
Quality Hotel Pampulha (0.8 km / 0.5 miles)
Pampulha Flat (1 km / 0.6 miles)
San Diego Mid Airport Pampulha (1.2 km / 0.7 miles)
The enclosure has open-air parking, located at Plaza de Bagatelle and Rua Líder, available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 31 3490 2199.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should arrange services in advance with their airline or travel agency. Minibuses for the transport of people with reduced mobility are available. More information: Tel +55 31 3490 2121/8331 4592.