Gilberto Freyre Recife - Guararapes International Airport

Recife Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport welcomes more than nine million passengers per year, being the busiest in the North-Northeast of Brazil. Administered by Aena Brasil since March 2020, after the company won the concession auction of the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) held in 2019, the air transport equipment receives domestic and international flights 24 hours a day, meeting the demand of one of the most coveted destinations in Brazil.

Known for its cultural and historical wealth, for its carnival, its parties and paradisiacal beaches, the capital of the State of Pernambuco attracts visitors from all over the world. In 2021, the World Airport Awards elected the terminal as the best regional airport in Brazil. In the same year, a survey by The OnTime Performance Report — based on a survey carried out by Cirium consultancy, one of the most important for the airline industry — highlighted Recife Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre as the most punctual in the Northeast and fourth in the world, in the category Medium Airports.
Upon stepping onto Pernambuco lands, visitors soon have their first encounter with local art. Recife International Airport is proud to have works by recognized artists. Francisco Brennand, José Cláudio and Gil Vicente, Ana Guerra, Pedro Frederico, Abelardo da Hora, João Câmara, Romero Britto and Montez Magno make up the terminal's collection, whose architecture and history deserve to be highlighted.