Sleeping in Airports

Natal Airport Guide

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

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Natal Airport.

What to Expect

  • This brand new airport opened in 2014, with modern amenities and an efficient layout. It currently services mostly domestic destination, with more international connections likely to come to the airport.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • 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

At the time of this update there were no airport lounges that economy class travellers could pay to use.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Marina Travel Praia Hotel – (30 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Villa Park Hotel – (30 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Natal airport.

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

Currency Exchange – Global Exchange currency exchange is available in the airport (Arrivals and Departures) and is open 9:00AM – 12:00AM.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available in Domestic/International Departures and International Arrivals. Hours: open 24 hours. Additionally you will find a small selection of shops including a Hudson News which is also open 24 hours a day (Landside, Domestic Arrivals).

Food & Drinks – There are food options both Landside and Airside. The following locations are open 24 hours:
» Landside – Casa Do Pao de Queijo • Salosino
» Airside – Casa Do Pao de Queijo • Espaco Arabe

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Luggage Wrapping – BB Turismo/TrueStar SecureBag provides luggage wrapping in Departures (landside).

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]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


As of February 2018, Natal airport is served by the following airlines: Avianca • Azul • GOL • LATAM • TAP Portugal.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis, Serra Dourada, Hertz, Localiza and Movida are all open 24/7 in the Domestic Arrivals (landside). Unidas can be found in the same area but is only open from 11:00AM – 3:00AM.


Coopcon Taxis operate 24 hours daily and are available in the public area of domestic departures.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]