Foz do Iguaçu International Airport, also known as Cataratas International Airport and opened on January 7, 1974, serves a city of Foz do Iguaçu and the state of Paraná. The same opera mainly domestic destinations, as well as international flights to Argentina and Peru.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.3 million passengers carried by it in 2018.
Tel: +55 45 3521 4200. In the data collection center there is a tourist information desk (Tel +55 45 3521 4276), from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The airport is located 13 km southeast of downtown Foz do Iguaçu
List of car rental companies operating within Foz do Iguaçu Airport (IGU)
Foz do Iguaçu Airport (IGU) Inside the terminal there are offices of the following car rental companies:
Alamo (Tel +55 45 3521 4247 – Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 9:45 pm; Saturdays from 9:00 am to 8:45 pm and Sundays from 9:00 am to 7:45 pm)
Avis (Tel +55 45 3521 4228 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +55 45 988 094 592 – 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 45 2102 2300 – 24 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 45 800 606 8686 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 45 3521 4247 – on weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm; on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and on Sundays from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (from 7 am to 9 pm) and Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – There is a food court with bars, patisseries, cafeterias, restaurants and fast food places. The Rei do Pão de Queijo establishment is open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– Souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing and accessories, jewelery and books are available.
Baggage– Left luggage lockers available in front of the terminal. The lost and found service is available from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm, in the central lobby. The luggage protection service is in the check-in area, open from 4:00 am to 8:00 am and from 10:30 am to 8:00 pm (Tel +55 45 2445 3501/2085 6205). For information on lost luggage, contact the corresponding airline.
Other services – Medical clinic, baby changing facilities and travel agency.
Possibility to spend the night at Foz do Iguaçu Airport (IGU), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Foz do Iguaçu Airport (IGU)
Spending the night at the airport
Foz do Iguaçu’s airport is small and its facilities are limited, but there are plenty of things to do while waiting for the flight. In addition, the place is usually quite quiet at night.
Where to rest: There are not many comfortable places, but if you have a sleeping bag, you can choose a corner to lie on the floor, especially in the food court on the second floor. As it is a tourist place, there is a wide range of hotel accommodation available in the surroundings and downtown.
Baggage: Left luggage service from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Food: The only option that remains open during the night is the Rei do Pão de Queijo, in the food court.
Wi-Fi: Access is paid.
Several hotels can be found in the city of Foz do Iguaçu, among them:
Rest of Tchê (1.2 km / 0.7 miles)
Hotel Colonial (1.4 km / 0.9 miles)
Pousada Agroecológica Guata Porã (1.6 km / 1 mile)
San Martin Resort & Spa (1.8 km / 1.1 miles)
Pousada Golden Falls (1.9 km / 1.2 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Foz do Iguaçu Airport (IGU)
Avianca (Tel +55 45 3521 4212 – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 45 3521 4263 – Monday to Friday, from 4:00 am to 7:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 4:00 am to 4:00 pm and on Sundays, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm hours)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 45 3521 4288/4295 – 4:00 am to 8:00 pm)
LATAM (Tel +55 45 3521 4241/4242 – from 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm)
Two outdoor parking areas are available, open 24 hours in front of the terminal building. More information: Tel +55 45 3521 4262/4272.
Services for people with reduced mobility
The enclosure has reserved parking spaces, mobile elevators, access ramps, special walkways without obstacles, tactile signage, accessible counters, adapted bathrooms and exclusive seats. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs in advance. More information: Tel +55 45 3521 4222.