Orlando Bezerra de Menezes Airport, also known as Juazeiro do Norte Airport or Cariri Regional Airport, opened on September 15, 1954, serves the Cariri region, in the state of Ceará. It operates with domestic flights to some important points in the northeast of Brazil and also to São Paulo and Brasília.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of Terminals – 1
Annual passenger traffic: About 560,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 88 3311 6500.
The Airport is located in the municipality of Juazeiro do Norte, 5 km (3 miles) northeast of downtown.
Car rental companies
Outside the terminal there is the Localiza office (Tel +55 88 3572 1440 – from 5:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 3:00 am) and Yes (Tel +55 88 3572 1440).
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – There are coffee shops and ice cream parlors inside the terminal.
Shopping– Handicrafts, sweets, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage– Doubts about lost and found items should be answered by Tel +55 88 3311 6510.
Possibility to spend the night at Juazeiro do Norte Airport (JDO), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Juazeiro do Norte Airport (JDO)
Spending the night at the airport
The airport does not have very comfortable facilities, but it operates 24 hours, allowing passengers to spend the night inside while waiting for their flight to depart.
Where to rest: It is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets, if you have to lie on the floor. The best option is probably to arrange a transfer to nearby hotels.
Baggage: There is no left luggage service inside the airport.
Food: There are a couple of cafeterias available inside the terminal, open 24 hours a day.
Wi-Fi: Access is paid.
Some accommodations located near the airport are:
Aerogrill Inn (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
Verdes Vales Lazer Hotel (5.1 km / 3.2 miles)
Pousada Vó Otília (5.2 km / 3.2 miles)
Horto Hotel (5.4 km / 3.4 miles)
San Felipe Hotel (5.4 km / 3.4 miles)
The airport has a small outdoor area next to the terminal building.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Special wheelchairs and ramps are available to board and descend from the aircraft. Special passengers (with reduced mobility, visual and hearing impairments, elders, pregnant women and unaccompanied children) are recommended to coordinate the appropriate services with their respective airlines, at least 48 hours before the flight. More information: Tel +55 88 3311 6502/992 544 130.