Macaé Airport, opened in December 1981, is an important air terminal in the state of Rio de Janeiro. It operates only with private and charter flights, in addition to flights to Congonhas.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Passaredo Linhas Aéreas.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 150,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 22 2763 5700. In the Arrivals Halls there are 24-hour service counters (Tel +55 22 2763 5748).
The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) from the center of Macaé. Stops are located at the terminal exit. In addition, there is an air taxi service at the airport.
Car rental companies
Localiza Rent a Car – Macaé – Aeroporto (tel. +55 22 2772-1641)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, public telephones and Wi-Fi access.
Baggage– The lost and found office is open 24 hours a day and is located in the security area of the departure area (Tel +55 22 2763 5748).
Other services – Gas stations.
Possibility to spend the night at Macaé Airport (MEA), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Macae Airport (MEA)
Spending the night at the airport
The enclosure is open 24 hours a day, allowing passengers with a delayed flight or departing at dawn to be able to spend the night inside the terminal. However, it does not have very comfortable facilities.
Where to rest: It is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blankets, as there are no places to rest and therefore it is likely that you should lie down on the floor. On the other hand, it is possible to find many accommodations in the city center.
Baggage: There are no lockers or left luggage service on site.
Food: The terminal does not have food selling options at the moment.
Wi-Fi: Access is prepaid.
Other services available 24 hours: Gas stations.
The enclosure does not have hotels on its premises. Among the nearest hotels are:
Pousada Olimpio (0.8 km / 0.5 miles)
Petit Hostel Carolina (1 km / 0.6 miles)
Hotel Nolasco (3.6 km / 2.2 miles)
Maria’s Tip (3.6 km / 2.2 miles)
Pousada das Tartarugas (3.7 km / 2.3 miles)
The parking area is uncovered and is located in front of the main building, available 24 hours.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, and wheelchairs are available. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance. More information: Tel +55 22 2763 5708.