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Recife Guararapes (REC) Airport

Recife Guararapes REC Airport Overview

Recife Guararapes International Airport REC (formally named 'Recife/Guararapes Gilberto Freyre') - opened in 2004 - serves the northeastern Brazilian region of Pernambuco, and its industrial City of Recife. The industrial city of Recife has a large port, bordering on the Atlantic Ocean.

REC Airport is 14 km from the city center of Recife (1 km from Boa Viagem beach) in the northern region of Pernambuco, Brazil, S.A, and  accessible via motorwayy BR101.

With an estimated 6.4M yearly passenger count and a long runway, Recife Guararapes International is served by some domestic & international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
At present,  GOL Transportes Aeros is handling more than half of all of the Airport's flights. Three quarters of total flights are domestic - and one quarter international flights. As the Airport is expanding, more airlines and more destinations will be added.

Recife Guararapes International Airport has one ultra-modern passenger terminal.

The multi-level parking garage has direct access to the passenger terminal.

Current & future Airport developments:  in light of the upcoming FIFA events at Recife in June 2014, the terminal is being expanded to accommodate up to 11 million passengers annually (presently only 7 million).

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