The Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport, opened on August 20, 1957, is the most important in the state of Paraíba. It operates with national and international flights to Argentina.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.4 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 83 3041 4200/4201.
The airport is located 12 km (8 miles) from the center of João Pessoa
List of car rental companies operating within João Pessoa Airport (JPA)
Joao Pessoa Airport (JPA)
The counters of the following car rental companies are next to the entrance to the passenger terminal.
Eurocar (Tel +55 83 988 033 247)
Localiza (Tel +55 83 3232 1130 – Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and from 11:00 am to 5:00 am and on weekends, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and from 11:00 pm: 00 to 05:00 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 83 3232 5098 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 83 3232 4919 – 9:00 am to 3:00 am)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – There are restaurants, cafes, bars and fast food places, especially on the first floor.
Shopping– There are stores selling clothes, handicrafts, books, sweets, perfumes and cosmetics.
Baggage– The lost and found office is located on the ground floor, serving business days during administrative hours (Tel +55 83 3041 4265).
Other services – Baby changing facilities.
Possibility to spend the night at João Pessoa Airport (JPA), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Joao Pessoa Airport (JPA)
Spending the night at the airport
João Pessoa airport is open 24 hours a day, allowing passengers to spend the night inside it, in case you have an early morning flight or your flights are late.
Where to rest: Passengers are recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets, as they will probably have to sleep on the floor. If you want to enjoy a better rest, the traveler can stay in one of the hotels in the surroundings.
Baggage: The terminal does not offer luggage storage services, which means that you must remain with your luggage until check-in.
Food: There are currently no food outlets at night.
Wi-Fi: Access is available only upon prior payment.
Other services available 24 hours: ATMs and baby changing facilities.
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from João Pessoa Airport (JPA)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 83 3232 4044 – Monday to Saturday, from 2 pm to 5 pm)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 83 3253 1246 – 10:30 am to 5:00 pm and 00:30 am to 4:30 am)
LATAM (Tel +55 83 3232 2002 – from Sunday to Friday, from 1:00 am to 4:00 am and from 1:15 pm to 6:00 pm and on Saturdays, from 1:00 am to 4:00 am and from 12:00 pm to 18:00 hours)
In front of the terminal building, there is a parking area with sectors for short and long stays, open 24 hours. More information: Tel +55 83 800 105 560.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Amenities include access ramps and mobile elevators. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline or travel agency before their flight. More information: Tel +55 83 991 399 071.