Rio Branco International Airport – Plácido de Castro, opened on November 22, 1999, serves the state of Acre with regional flights to some important points in Brazil. At the same time, it is one of the most modern airports in the country and in Latin America.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 68 3211 1070 – from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm), LATAM (Tel +55 68 3211 1092/1073/1101 – from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and from 9:00 pm: 00 at 02:20 hours).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 310,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 68 3211 1007.
The airport is located 7 km (4 miles) from downtown Rio Branco.
Car rental companies
There are car rental counters on the first floor.
Inova (Tel +55 68 3211 1082 – 8:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +55 68 3211 1121 – Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 14:30 and from 21:00 to 03:00 hours; on Saturdays, from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 21:00 to 2:00 am and on Sundays from 9:00 pm to 3:00 am)
Movida (Tel +55 68 3229 6181 – Monday to Saturday, from 8:00 am to 4:20 pm and from 6:40 pm to 2:45 am and on Sundays from 6:40 pm to 2:45 am)
Unidas (Tel +55 68 3211 1110 – 10:00 pm to 2:30 am)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access.
Gastronomy – There are cafeterias and vending machines in the departure lounge.
Shopping– There are places selling regional products, sweets, gifts, accessories, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage– Left luggage service 24 hours a day in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +55 11 5543 0488). The lost and found office is available 24 hours a day (Tel +55 68 3211 1007).
Other services – Baby changing station.
Possibility to spend the night at Rio Branco Airport (RBR), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Rio Branco Airport (RBR)
Spending the night at the airport
Even though the airport in Rio Branco is small, it operates 24 hours a day, allowing passengers to spend the night inside it, if they have a flight early in the morning.
Where to rest: There are not many comfortable places to rest, so it is better for the passenger to have a sleeping bag or blankets, if he has to lie on the floor. Anyway, in the city center there are many hotels of varying levels available to passengers.
Baggage: In the Arrivals Hall there is a 24-hour left luggage service, where you can leave your bags until check-in.
Food: The only options available at night are the vending machines.
The closest accommodations are in the city center and include:
Pousada Amazônia (8.6 km / 5.3 miles)
Ibis Rio Branco (10.8 km / 6.7 miles)
Hotel Guapindaia Bosque (13.6 km / 8.5 miles)
Amazônia Palace Hotel (13.6 km / 8.5 miles)
Hotel Majú (13.9 km / 8.6 miles)
The enclosure parking lot is located in front of the main building, is open-air and is open 24 hours a day.
Services for people with reduced mobility
There are elevators, ramps, wheelchairs, restrooms and adapted telephones for the disabled. Inform your airline in advance of any special needs. More information: Tel +55 68 3211 1007.