Belo Horizonte Confins Tancredo (CNF) Airport
Belo Horizonte Confins Tancredo CNF Airport Overview
While Infraero is still a 49 percent Airport shareholder - the remaining 51 percent are shared by Grupo CCR, Munich & Zurich Airports. 'BH Airport' is the new concessionaire, managaging the Airport for the next 30 years, and planning to transform it into an 'Airport City' .
(Pampulha Airport, much closer to Belo Horizonte, is restricted to smaller aircraft holding up to 50 passengers.)
CNF Airport is located close to the municipality of Confins, and about 40 km south of the city of Belo Horizonte, and is accessible directly from motorway MG-10 or indirectly via MG424.
With a long runway and an estimated 10 million passengers per year, Confins Airport is hub to Azul airlines, and is served by a host of airlines, including American (serving Miami Airport tel. 3689-2469) , offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Confins Tancredo Airport now has two terminals - the Main Terminal and newTerminal 3:
The Main Terminal has three levels
- Level 2 houses the Airport Administration and the Airport viewing terrace.
- Level 1 houses the Departure lounge and amenities & services.
- The Ground level is for both arrivals (with baggage claim) and departures (check-in facilities) and houses 9 airline gates. The center of the ground level houses the information counter.
Amenities and services inside the Main Terminal include - aside from a large selection of food & drink, retail and duty-free concessions found in the Mall - there is also a passenger Service desk in the Mall at the International sector. Other services include banking facilities (ATMs, bank branches, currency exchange), VIP lounge, postal service, drugstore, rental car desks, tourist offices, 'Cooperservice' porters, shoeshine, baggage wrapping, & hairdresser.
Note that Tancredo Airport is one of the Brazilian airports to get 'facial recognition technology' of NEC's NeoFace Watch solution.
Terminal 3 is a new terminal with 19 check-in counters, 3 large 'treadmills' for quicker baggage processing, and more passport & customs checkpoints. TAP airlines has moved into T3, which offers about 400 Premium parking spaces, a daily 24-hr transfer service between terminals, 2 duty-free shops and other shops, a caferia, book store and rental car service.
Current and future Airport developments: As BH Airport is growing rapidly - a contract was signed for a new Airport Management System (AMS) to provide real-time information management to optimize BH Airports' decision-making process, facilitate operational excellence and facilitate a significant expansion of the airport from 10 to 20 million passengers per year.
Cidade Confins, MG, 33500-900
- Website for Belo Horizonte Confins Tancredo: http://www.bh-airport.com.br
- Phone: +55 31 3689 2700 /fax 2090