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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.

There is a structural problem at the tarmac, so when it rains, besides a delay, you´ll experience a flooding – BH style! – Filipi

Airport Overview

To 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 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.

Where to Sleep

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.

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.

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 Hotels

If sleeping in Pampulha Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Frimas Pampulha Hotel – (2 minutes from the airport) Located just 550m from the airport. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Quality Hotel Pampulha – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ibis Styles Belo Horizonte Pampulha – (3 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Ouro Minas Palace Hotel – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transfer service is available upon request, R$ 220,00 (4 passengers) each way, book with a credit card or pay driver directly. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Pampulha Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

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


As of October 2018, Belo Horizonte Pampulha airport is served by the following airlines: GOL • Passaredo.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

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


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.


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2019-02-14

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.