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Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Pampulha Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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PLU Airport Overview

belo horizonte pampulha airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport.

What to Expect

Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport (code: PLU) has a small, older terminal that services flights that can carry a maximum of 50 passengers. Facilities include a cafe, a couple shops, and free WiFi. There are no pay-to-use lounges.

Sleeping in Pampulha Airport

According to past reviews, comfortable seating is available, but noise is definitely a factor, so have a pair of earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones handy!  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Belo Horizonte Pampulha Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Pampulha Airport:

  • Frimas Pampulha Hotel – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Nobile Inn Pampulha – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Allia Gran Hotel Pampulha Suites – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Pampulha Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Pampulha Airport. Connect to the “INFRAERO wi-fi gratis” Network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available 24 hours a day. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside.

Baby Care Facilities – Location: Female Toilets both Landside and Airside.

Food & Drinks – The Coffee Shop can be found Landside. At the time of this update, the hours are unknown.

Information Desk – Location: Landside, inside Passenger Terminal. Hours: 6:00AM – 10:00PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging –  One reviewer has noted that the mobile charging stations are 220v and do not accommodate US plugs.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. Airside is open according to the flight schedule.


Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport is served by the following airlines: GOL • Passaredo.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The Belo Horizonte Airport is connected to the bus system with at least 3 bus lines serving the airport. Head to the end of the pedestrian walkway away from the parking lot for pick-up. For fares, schedules and routes, visit the Conexao Aeroporto website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies have desks at the airport: Localiza • Locamig • Locagerais.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2023-03-21

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.