Travel Information

Recife is served by the Gilberto Freyre International Airport (IATA: REC, ICAO: SBRF ), which is one of the busiest airports in the Northeastern region of Brazil. Currently, it hosts direct flights to 12 international destinations (see list below), besides a wide range of regional flights in Brazil (particularly, to/from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro). The airport offers a 24h taxi service (two options available): airport taxi (red and white cars) and common taxi (blue and white cars).


  • Praia (Cape Verde) -- TACV

Central America

  • Panama City (Panama) -- Copa Airlines


  • Lisbon (Portugal) -- TAP
  • Frankfurt (Germany) -- Condor
  • Munich (Germany) -- Condor
  • Madrid (Spain) -- Air Europa
  • Milan (Italy) -- Meridiana (from Nov 2017)

North America

  • Miami (United States of America) -- Latam
  • Orlando (United States of America) -- Azul

South America

  • Buenos Aires (Argentina) -- Gol, Latam
  • Montevideo (Uruguay) -- Gol
  • Bogotá (Colombia) -- Avianca (from Dec 2017)

[Source: Jornal do Commercio]