Teresina Airport – Senador Petrônio Portella, opened on September 30, 1967, serves the state of Piauí and part of the state of Maranhão. It operates with domestic flights to several important destinations in the country.
Official website: infraero.gov.br
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.1 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 86 3133 6270.
The airport is located 3.5 km (2 miles) from the center of Teresina.
Car rental companies
Inside the terminal there are service counters for the following car rental companies:
Localiza (Tel +55 86 3223 5800 – 24 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 86 3225 2274 – 24 hours)
Unidas (Tel +55 86 3214 4089 – 11:00 pm to 6:45 pm)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) and post office.
Gastronomy – There are restaurants and fast food places in the food court and in the departure lounge. Lanchonete Aviador and Lanchonete Fama are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping– Options include craft stores, regional products, souvenirs, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage– The luggage protection service is open from 00:00 to 06:00 and from 11:00 to 18:00 (Tel +55 86 3221 4712). The lost and found service is located in the check-in room, on the first floor (Tel +55 86 3133 6270), open 24 hours a day.
Other services – Pods, shoe shine and massage chairs.
Possibility to spend the night at Teresina Airport (THE), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Teresina Airport (THE)
Spending the night at the airport
It is a small airport operating exclusively regional flights, but which operates 24 hours, if passengers have an early morning flight they can spend the night in the enclosure.
Where to rest: There are not many options available inside the terminal. A good alternative is to have a sleeping bag to lie on the floor. For a better rest, the passenger can go to one of the hotels in the city.
Baggage: The enclosure does not have a left-luggage service.
Food: There are two restaurants that remain open all night.
Among the nearest hotels are:
Hotel Pio (0.7 km / 0.4 miles)
Casa Seletos THE (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
Pousada Universitária (2.4 km / 1.5 miles)
Piaui Apart Hotel (2.5 km / 1.6 miles)
Sacada Center Hostel (2.5 km / 1.6 miles)
Listed below are airlines that fly and operate to and from Teresina Airport (THE)
Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 86 2222 3366 – Monday to Friday, from 00:05 to 02:10, from 04:40 to 06:40 and from 07:40 to 11:15 hours; on Saturdays, from 00: 05 to 02:10, from 04:40 to 11:15 and from 14:15 to 16:15 hours; on Sundays, from 01:45 to 03:45 hours)
Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 300 115 2121 – Mondays and Wednesdays, from 11:25 pm to 4:30 am, from 10:15 am to 3:35 pm, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 11:25 pm to 4:30 am and from 10 am : 15 to 17:50 hours; on Saturdays, from 23:25 to 04:30, from 10:15 to 14:00 hours; on Sundays, from 10:15 to 17:50 hours)
LATAM (Tel +55 86 4002 5700/300 570 5700 – Monday to Friday, from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm and from 11:30 pm to 3:45 am; on Saturdays from 12:15 am to 7:00 pm; on Sundays, from 6:00 am to 4:30 pm and from 11:30 pm to 3:45 am)
The enclosure parking lot is located in front of the main building, crossing the access road, outdoors and open 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 86 3133 6270.
Services for people with reduced mobility
Facilities include access ramps, adapted toilets and telephones, wheelchairs and portable elevators. The passenger must inform his airline in advance if he needs attention to any special needs. More information: Tel +55 86 9434 6703/3133 6211.