Brasilia Kubitschek (BSB) Airport
Brasilia Kubitschek BSB Airport Overview
NOTES: 1. BSB Airport is now operated by a consortium named 'Inframerica' (tel. +55 61 3214 6798), which is to invest R$2.5 million over the next 25 years, upgrading & expanding the Airport and increasing passenger capacity gradually to 41 million a year (see below).
2. Brasilia's new concession operator Engevix won a 20-year concession for the Airport.
Kubitschek Airport is located 11 km from downtown Brasilia - accessible via the Rodovia do Aeroporto, off the Eixao (Sul) motorway.
With two long runways and 16 million passengers annually, Brasilia International Airport is served by domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe. Delta has scheduled flights to Atlanta, and American Airlines has flights to Miami.
The closest hotel to the Airport is the Nobile Lake Side Convention & Restort hotel l(tel. 8866 538 0317), located 3.7 miles from the Airport.
The passenger terminal complex at Brasilia International Airport currently consists presently of two terminals - T1 & T2. Note that renovation & expansion work has been completed for Terminals 1 & 2, while a new Terminal 3 is under construction, as well as a new parking facility.
Terminal 1 of Brasilia Kubitschek Airport has two levels: The ground level contains the arrivals gates and baggage claim, while the first level houses the ticket and check-in counters, a commercial area and the departure gates with gateway to gates 1-7 at left end, and gates 8-13 on the main concourse.
Services and amenities inside Terminal 1: Aside from the many food & retail concessions, Terminal 1 offers banking facilities, rental car counters, left-luggage area, travel agency, VIP lounge; first aid station; and the Information desk inside the Departure hall. On the second level is a mall with four cinemas, restaurants and shops, as well as a viewing terrace.
Terminal 2 of Brasilia Kubitschek Airport opened in 2010, has arrivals & departures on the ground level; Its facilities include a restaurant, pharmacy, rental cars, and shuttles to Terminal 1. This Terminal will also undergo expansion work.
Terminal 3 of Brasilia Kubitschek Airport - to open before June 2014 - with 15 boarding bridges, on two separate piers.
Note: Dufry International, which has a 10-year contract, is making sweeping changes by introducing new restaurants in the vastly expanded. All establishments will charge market price - the same as you would pay in the City. Food & drink, as well as shops, & duty-frees, will be available to shoppers of all economic levels.
The new VIP room - one of the largest in the world, will offer a host of services & amenities.
'Miniestadio Football' will flag Budweiser and offer food & gaming entertainment.
Parking options at Brasilia International include long- and short-term parking within easy walking distance of the passenger terminals. Additional parking facilities are being built up to June 2014.
Present and Future Airport Developments: In time for the opening in June of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, new terminal 3 with 2 piers will open, parking spaces will double and there will be a new access road.
Amenities & Services to be added: A shopping mall featuring entertainment, leisure, restaurants and hospitality options; free high-speed Wi-Fi without password or access restrictions; self-checkin CUSS system kiosks; baggage dropoff merged with baggage handling system; a new banking area; single boarding location & expanded security checkpoints expediting clearance; a people mover connecting terminal to piers; and a very large VIP lounge.
Area Especial - Lago Sul
Brasilia, DF, 71608-900
- Website for Brasilia Kubitschek: http://www.bsb.aero/en/home
- Phone: +55 61 3214 6798