Natal International Airport – Governador Aluízio Alves, also known as São Gonçalo do Amarante Airport, opened on May 31, 2014. It replaced the old Augusto Severo Airport, serving the metropolitan region of Natal, capital of the state of Rio Grande do North and is the newest and one of the most important in Brazil. It operates with national and international flights to Argentina and Portugal.

Official website:
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: About 2.4 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 84 3343 6060. The information desk is in the departure lounge, open 24 hours a day.

The airport is located in the municipality of São Gonçalo do Amarante, 40 kilometers (25 miles) away from the center of Natal, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

Natal airport

List of car rental companies operating within Natal Airport (NAT)

Natal Airport (NAT)
The following car rental companies are located in the Domestic Arrivals Hall.

Movida (Tel +55 84 3343 6428 – 24 hours)
Serra Dourada (Tel +55 84 3012 4524/3236 3636 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 84 3343 6488 – 9:00 am to 3:00 am)

Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (24 hours) and Wi-Fi access.

Gastronomy – There are restaurants, cafeterias and fast food places in the departure and arrival area, all options open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– Free shops are available in the international sector and in the domestic departure lounge. In addition, there are electronics stores, souvenirs, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage– The luggage protection service operates 24 hours a day in the departure area. Left luggage service is available 24 hours at the information desk. The lost and found office is located in the administrative area, open from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Tel +55 84 3343 6060; e-mail:
Other services – Travel agencies, baby changing facilities and gas station.

Possibility to spend the night at Natal Airport (NAT), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.

Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area

Natal Airport (NAT)
Spending the night at the airport

Natal airport has modern facilities and is open 24 hours a day, allowing passengers to spend the night inside the airport if they have an early morning flight or their flight is late.

Where to rest: Since there are not many comfortable places to rest, it would be prudent for the passenger to have a sleeping bag or blankets, in case he has to lie down on the floor. In Natal and surrounding cities it is possible to find many hotel options available.

Baggage: 24-hour left luggage service available at the information desk located in the Departures area.

Food: All the options available inside the terminal remain operational during the night.

Wi-Fi: Access is allowed only upon prior payment.

Other services available 24 hours: ATMs, currency exchange, baby changing facilities, luggage protection service and gas station.

Hotels nearby
The nearest hotels are located in Natal and neighboring cities.

Posto e Pousada Amigão (5.7 km / 3.5 miles)
Casa do Mochileiro Airport Hostel (8.8 km / 5.5 miles)
He and Ela Motel (8.8 km / 5.5 miles)
Recanto da Natureza Macaiba (11.3 km / 7 miles)
Raru’s Motel Litoral Norte (13.4 km / 8.3 miles)

Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Natal Airport (NAT)

Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 84 3343 6234/800 884 4040)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 84 3343 6080/300 789 2121)
LATAM (Tel +55 84 3343 6251)
TAP Air Portugal (Tel +55 84 3343 6060/4177 / 300 210 6060)

Serviços de estacionamento
O recinto conta com uma área de estacionamento ao ar livre em frente ao edifício do terminal, com setores cobertos destinados a estadias curtas e longas. Os primeiros 15 minutos não possuem nenhum custo. Mais informações: Tel +55 800 105 560.

Services for people with reduced mobility
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs must coordinate appropriate services with their respective airlines before arrival.