Maceió International Airport – Zumbi dos Palmares, opened on October 14, 1928, is one of the most important and modern in Brazil, was completely renovated in 2005, and serves the state of Alagoas. It operates with domestic flights to different destinations within the country and international flights to Argentina.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: About 2.2 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 82 991 176 527. On the ground floor there is a tourist information desk in the Arrivals Hall, available 24 hours a day. On the ground floor there is a tourist information center, operating from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm and on Sundays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Tel +55 82 3036 5313).
The airport is located 25 km (16 miles) from the center of Maceió.
List of car rental companies operating within Maceió Airport (MCZ)
Maceio Airport (MCZ)
The following car rental companies are located on the ground floor.
Hertz (Tel +55 82 3342 0033 – 24 hours)
Localiza (Tel +55 82 3322 1180 – 24 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 82 3036 5402 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 82 3036 5344/5345 – 9:00 am to 2:45 am)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, post office and free Wi-Fi.
Gastronomy – There is a restaurant, fast food places and an ice cream shop on the first floor. Bob’s, Casa do Pão de Queijo and Subway establishments are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– Handicraft stores, regional products, books, magazines, clothing, accessories, travel items and footwear can be found.
Baggage– Left luggage service on the first level 24 hours a day (Tel +55 82 3322 2530). The lost and found office is open 24 hours a day in the supervisory sector on the ground floor (Tel +55 82 3036 5210).
Other services – Pharmacy, travel agencies, chapel, baby changing facilities and medical clinic.
Possibility to spend the night at Maceió Airport (MCZ), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Maceio Airport (MCZ)
Spending the night at the airport
If you have an early morning flight, Maceió Airport is a quiet and safe place to spend the night.
Where to rest: On the second floor of the terminal is the observation platform, the quietest place in the enclosure. If you want to stay in a hotel, you must arrange your transfer before arriving at the airport.
Baggage: On the first level there is a 24-hour left luggage service, where you can leave your luggage while you rest.
Food: There are some options available that remain open throughout the night.
Wi-Fi: Access is free.
There are no hotels inside the building. The closest accommodations are in the city center, some of them with transport for their guests.
Pousada Olímpia (3.1 km / 1.9 miles)
Casa Antares (10.5 km / 6.5 miles)
Jardins Motel (15.2 km / 9.4 miles)
Hotel Santo Antônio (15.6 km / 9.7 miles)
Pousada Maré Mansa (16.3 km / 10.1 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Maceió Airport (MCZ)
Avianca (Tel +55 82 3036 5411)
Hours 02:00 to 19:00 hours)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 82 4003 1118/800 887 1118)
Hours – 8:00 am to 2:00 pm; from 15:30 to 21:00 and from 23:00 to 04:00 hours
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 82 3036 5320/5323)
Hours – 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
LATAM (Tel +55 82 3036 5332) –
Hours – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The parking lot is located in front of the main building, crossing the access street. It has open spaces 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 82 800 105 560.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs prior to their arrival. The airport has mobile lifts for loading and unloading the aircraft. More information: Tel +55 82 3036 5210/9117 6527.