Sleeping in Airports

Manaus Airport Guide

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

Oh Lord this airport is a disgrace, I wonder how come a country like brazil is not ashamed to have such a thing (and that’s because they are going to host the world cup and olympics) – andresouza

MAO Airport Overview

manaus airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Manaus Airport (code: MAO).

What to Expect

Terminal 1 at Manaus Airport is the primary passenger terminal, handling domestic and international flights. You’ll find basic shopping and dining options, including several 24 hour eateries, both airside and landside. Showers are located in some bathrooms and WiFi is free, at least for boarding pass holders. For added comfort while you wait, economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Manaus Airport

Travellers report no issues camping out here, but do warn that seating is severely lacking. Bring a travel blanket and travel mat to cozy up on the floor. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service for a fee. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations 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. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Manaus 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 loungeAirport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Harmony Lounge – Location: Terminal 1, Airside. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Manaus Airport Lounges

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

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

  • Sleep Connection Temporarily Closed
  • Manaus Airport Hotel Soft Time Temporarily Closed
  • Hotel ibis Manaus Aeroporto – No airport shuttle.  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Manaus, search deals and read traveller reviews.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Manaus Airport. A reader on Facebook tells us the service is “now is free for boarding pass holders (you need to put the barcode numbers to log in)”

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

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. 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: Terminals 1 and 2.

Baby Care Facilities – Baby care facilities are available in Terminal 1.

Banking Services – Banco do Brasil. Location: T1, Arrivals lobby. Hours: 9:30AM – 11:30AM (Wed – Fri only).

Currency Exchange – União Alternativa de Câmbio – Location: Terminal 1, Arrivals – Hours: open 24 hours.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available (one of which is open 24 hours), along with a variety of shops selling books, souvenirs, jewelry and other items. A few shops are open 24 hours!

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. These options are open 24 hours:
» Terminal 1- Food Court Terrace: Bob’s • Casa do Pão de Queijo • Giraffes • Metro • More Popcorn.
» Terminal 1 – Domestic Departures Lounge: Cafe Gourmet • Gula Guloso / Fast Temaki / Rei do Mate • The Cheff.
» Terminal 1 – Boarding Hall: Boarding Hall: Barbaran Bomboniere • Divine Flavors • More Popcorn.
» Arrivals Hall: Antonios Convenience • More Popcorn (Terminal de Cargas III) • Subway.

Information Desk – Location: Close to the Main Entrance, Terminal 1 and 2. Hours: open 24 hours.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – True Star offers luggage storage. Rate: unknown. Location: T1, Arrivals lobby. Hours: open according to flight schedule.

Luggage Wrapping – TrueStar offers luggage wrapping service in the Terminal 1 Check-In area during flight check-ins.

Medical Services – Provided at the medical center. Location: 1st Basement Level. Hours: 24 hours.

Mobile Charging – A reader tells us there are 220V mobile charging outlets in the International Terminal.  (April 2023)

Pharmacy – Drogaria Flexfarma. Location: T1, Boarding Lounge. Hours: Open 24 hours.

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 – Showers are available in a few bathrooms.

SIM Cards – A reader tells us “You can buy [SIM Cards] in Brazil but you can’t activate without Brazilian identification number. Best buy an international eSim online.” (November 2022)

Travel Agencies –  If you are arriving in Manaus and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a number of travel agencies with offices that can probably be of assistance. Amazone Explorers, Tucunaré Turismo and TopTur are available.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Manaus airport is served by the following airlines: American Airlines • Azul Airlines • Copa Airlines • GOL • LATAM • MAP Airlines • TAP Portugal • Total Airlines.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


There are 2 buses which serve the Manaus airport. One run from 10:00AM – 4:00PM and again from 9:00PM – 2:00AM, while the other operates 24 hours a day. At the time of this update, no further information is known.

Car Rentals

These car rental agencies offer service onsite: T1, Arrivals Hall: Avis • Le Mans • Localiza • Movida. T2, Departures Hall: Thrifty.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Flat-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

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.