Brasilia International Airport

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Brasilia International Airport (BSB) Guide

General Information

Airport Name:
Brasilia International Airport
Airport Code:
BSB
Location:
The airport is located 11km south of Brasilia.
Phone:
(0)61 364 9000
Website:
www.infraero.gov.br

Directions & Transportation

Taxi:
Taxis are available 24 hours a day, and are the easiest and fastest way to get to the city centre. They can be accessed outside the terminal building.
Bus:
Buses and microbuses run from the airport to the centre of town, and can be accessed outside the terminal building.
Road:
There are many options available to travelers arriving and leaving the airport: car; bus; and taxi services.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
The information desk is found inside the Departures hall and offers tourist information, and a range of leaflets; maps; and brochures. A touch-screen information terminal is also available.
Money:
The airport has two banks and six ATMs. The bureau de change is located at the Banco de Brasil.
More Services:
There is a first aid station; a post office; and a travel agent found in the airport.
Eating & Drinking:
There are a range of shops at the airport, which include a music shop; gift shops; and bookshops.
Shopping:
The airport restaurant is open 11h00 - 23h00 daily. There are also a variety of snack bars, two of which are open 24 hours.
Business Facilities:
There is a VIP lounge at the airport. The post office, which is open 24hrs has telephones and fax machines for business use. There are no conference facilities at the airport, but the Plaza Convention in the hotel sector in the centre of Brasilia, have full conference facilities available.
Disabled Facilities:
The airport has TTDs; disabled toilets; lifts; and ramps. Assistance is available and wheelchairs can be provided.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
GOL Linhas Berras, Nordrsta, Rio-Sul Servicos Aereos, TAM Brazilian, VARIG Brazilian, VASP
Airport Taxes:
none
Activities near the Airport:
Travelers delayed at the airport can take a taxi or bus into Brasilia, once there any of the folllowing acttractions can easily be reached. TV Tower - Eixo Monumental - This is where you'll get the best view of town, take the elevator up to the 72m high lookout and there's the amazing view right before you. Here you get the best perspective of the Eixo Monumental with the ministry buildings. Espaco Lucio Costa - Praca des Tres Poderes - This space, beneath the surface of the square, has a full-scale model of the city. On the back wall there are some photos of the city's constructions. This is a very interesting site to behold. Memorial JK - Eixo Monumental Oeste - This monument was built in 1980 by Niemeyer to honor the founder of Brasilia. On the second floor, lie the former president's remains beneath a skylight in a granite tomb. There are also some interesting displays about Brasilia, including photographs of the city under construction and copies of the designs that didn't get chosen.
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