Pinto Martins International Airport in Fortaleza, which has its origins in the 1930s, is one of the busiest in the Northeast region of Brazil and serves the state of Ceará. It operates with national and international flights to destinations in America, Europe and Africa.
Official website: fortaleza-airport.com.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: about 6.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 85 3392 1030/800 878 8371. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. On the ground floor there is an information desk open 24 hours a day. In the international arrivals area there is also a tourist information office operating from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +55 85 3488 5869).
The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) from the center of Fortaleza
List of car rental companies operating within Fortaleza Airport (FOR)
The counters of the following car rental companies are located on the ground floor.
Avis (Tel +55 85 3392 1470 – 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 85 3308 8350/3477 5073 – 24 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 85 3392 1373 – 24 hours)
Shop Rent a Car (Tel +55 85 3392 1477 – 7:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Unidas (Tel +55 85 3477 5163 – 24 hours)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours), post office, plugs for charging electronic devices, internet kiosk and free Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – There is a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, fast food outlets, bars, bakeries and vending machines throughout the terminal. Many of these establishments are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping – Free shops are available in the international departure and arrival halls, in addition to the sale of accessories, jewelry, souvenirs, handicrafts, books, newspapers, magazines, shoes and perfumes.
Baggage– The luggage protection service is open 24 hours on the ground floor. The left-luggage service is open 24 hours outside the Arrivals Hall (Tel +55 85 3392 1174; e-mail: email@example.com).
Other services – Pharmacy, first aid clinic, travel agencies and shoeshine.
Possibility to spend the night at Fortaleza Airport (FOR), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Fortaleza Airport (FOR)
Spending the night at the airport
Fortaleza airport operates 24 hours a day, allowing passengers to spend the night inside the terminal, in case they have an early morning flight. The place can be quite cold at night, so it is recommended to the traveler to have a jacket.
Where to rest: The seats have armrests. If the passenger has a sleeping bag or blankets, he can go to the observation platform on the second floor, the quietest place in the airport. If the traveler decides to stay in a hotel, there are several nearby, some with transportation.
Baggage: Left-luggage service open 24 hours in the Arrivals Hall.
Food: Along the terminal it is possible to find several establishments selling food that are open all night.
Wi-Fi: Access is free and unlimited.
Due to its location in the center, there are several hotels in the vicinity of the enclosure.
Guilherme Hostel (0.4 km / 0.2 miles)
Comfort of Mother (0.5 km / 0.3 miles)
Pousada Pouso Feliz (0.6 km / 0.4 miles)
Pousada Mega Fortaleza (0.7 km / 0.4 miles)
Pousada Fortaleza Aeroporto House (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Fortaleza Airport (FOR)
Air France (Tel +55 11 3878 8360/800 888 7000 – Thursday to Sunday, from 3:00 am to 7:30 pm)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 85 4003 1118/800 887 1118 – 4:00 am to 7:00 pm)
Cabo Verde Airlines (Tel +55 85 3392 1354 – Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Fridays, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm at 18:00)
Condor (Tel +55 11 3106 3295)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 85 300 115 2121/800 704 0465 – 24 hours)
KLM (Tel +55 11 3878 8363/800 888 7000 – Thursday to Sunday, from 3 pm to 7:30 pm)
LATAM (Tel +55 85 4002 5700/300 570 5700 – 24 hours)
TAP Air Portugal (Tel +55 85 3392 1884/800 022 3743 – Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
The parking area is located in front of the terminal and is available for short and long stays, in addition to a covered premium sector, open 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 85 3392 1316/1320.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Amenities include elevators, ramps, escalators, Braille signage, mobile elevators, adapted telephones and restrooms. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their needs in advance.