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Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Belo Horizonte 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.

The best thing about it has to be the viewing area on the top floor which spans the length of the airport and is indoors. Unfortunately, there is nowhere to sit there. – Stephen P

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A bright, colorful and modern international airport with a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Terminal 2 was completed in 2016 and is technically an expansion of Terminal 1.
  • Mobile charging and power outlets are all 220v and do not accommodate US plugs. If you need to charge something with a US plug, ask the Information Desk for assistance.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Recent reviews report a safe and pleasant overnight experience. Facilities are clean, and comfortable padded seating is available on the upper and lower levels of the airport. The only issue reported was noise. Lots of noise, mostly from the night cleaning crew. Have earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones handy to ensure a good night’s sleep!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Comfort Hotel Confins – (5 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available, no further information is available. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Fazenda Confins Resort & Convention Center – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free Wi Fi is available at Tancredo Airport. Connect to the “INFRAERO wi-fi gratis” Network.

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

Art in the Airport – Art exhibitions are on display in galleries throughout the airport.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Bradesco, Itau, Santander/Real, HSBC. 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. Location: Landside, Ground Floor.

Baby Care Facilities – Location: Landside, Ground Floor and Second Floor beside the Observation Deck.

Children’s Play Area – KidsJet provides 3 locations for your children to burn off some energy before boarding. Locations: Landside, Ground Floor • Airside, between Gates 18 and 19 (2 locations).

Currency Exchange – Global Exchange provides services. Locations: Ground Floor, by the Information Desk • Ground Floor, Arrivals.

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry offers Duty Free shopping at several locations. In addition, a decent variety of shops are available to pass the time.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. These options are open 24 hours: Bob’s • Casa do Pão de Queijo. Vending machines are also available.

Information Desk – Need help find your way around? An information desk can be found on the Ground Floor.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – Protec Bag luggage wrapping machines are available landside in the Check-In area (3 locations).

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Massage Chairs – Location: Airside, between Gates 2 and 3.

Medical Services – There is a First Aid station located on the Ground Floor. Hours: unknown.

Observation Deck – Relax and watch planes taking off and landing from the vantage point of the airport’s observation deck. Location: 2nd level. Hours: unknown.

Pharmacy – AirFarma – Location: Ground Floor, near the Information Desk. Hours: unknown

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Belo Horizonte and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there is a Top Tur Travel Office that may be of assistance. Location: Ground Floor, next to Latam and Azul. Hours: 9:00AM – 10:00PM.

Airport Hours

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


As of October 2018, Belo Horizonte Tancredo Neves airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Azul • Avianca • Copa • GOL • LATAM • TAP Portugal.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Conexão Aeroporto buses link the airport to Rodoviária, Pampulha Airport or Belo Horizonte bus terminal. For fares, routes and schedules, visit the Conexao Aeroporto website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Avis • Hertz • Localiza • Lokamig • Movida • Unidas.


Prepaid taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area. Stop at one of the prepaid taxi booths in the Arrivals Hall to hire a taxi.

Last updated: 2018-10-26

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.