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Gilberto Freyre Guararapes International Airport (REC)

Whether you’re going from Recife Airport to Recife or from Recife to Gilberto Freyre International Airport, get a ride to or from the airport anytime.

Praça Ministro Salgado Filho, Recife, PE 51210-902 Brazil
+55 81-3322-4188

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REC visitor information

Recife Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) serves the Brazilian city of Recife, the capital of the state of Pernambuco. More than 7 million passengers are handled annually. REC is located 13 kilometers (8 miles), or about a 22-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions, from downtown Recife.

REC Airport terminals

Recife Airport has one main passenger terminal. REC Airport lounges are located in the main terminal. You can plan your trip using the information below.

REC main terminal

  • American
  • Avianca
  • Azul
  • Condor
  • Copa
  • GOL
  • LATAM
  • TACV
  • TAP Air Portugal

REC international terminal

REC Airport serves nonstop flights to 11 international destinations, from the main terminal.

Dining at REC

Travelers at REC Airport can choose from more than 20 dining spots, which are located at the airport’s food court and the departures floor. The food and beverage options include cafes, dessert shops, fast-food places, bars, and restaurants.

Getting around REC

There is no internal transportation system at REC Airport.

Things to do at REC

There are a number of places to shop at Recife Airport, including drugstores, duty-free shops, bookstores, and gift shops.

Currency exchange at REC

Recife Gilberto Freyre Airport currency exchange offices are located on the ground floor and disembarkment north.

Hotels near REC

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near REC, there are more than 30 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near REC

  • Boa Viagem
  • Jaqueira Park
  • Marco Zero Square
  • Praça Rio Branco

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