The Iguassu Falls Airport (IGU) is an airport for passengers wanting to explore the natural wonder, the Iguazu Falls. The airport is titled the Foz do Iguaçu Airport and the Cataratas International Airport.This facility is located on the Brazilian side of the falls, and is the largest aviation hub for this region, seeing roughly two million people transit through this airport annually.
Keep in mind that despite the passenger traffic this is a very small airport with one terminal building, and as such, the facilities aren’t extensive but they do cover the basics. You will find that you can connect to the internet via the WiFi, but this is for a fee. There are cash machines you can access, medical services, luggage lockers, and a VIP lounge. There is a food court where travellers can grab a bite to eat before or after their flight, and there are also a small number of shops selling gift items and souvenirs.
The airport is conveniently located 17km from the city centre of Foz do Iguaçu, and 14km from Iguazu Falls, and transportation between these two sites are well established and frequent.
Flying to this aviation hub is usually done via LATAM, one of the largest airline companies in the region, plus other companies that include Gol and Azul. Flying from destinations outside of South America will include codeshare routes with Qantas, Air New Zealand, and China Airlines.
· There are several car rental agencies at this airport, with international and local brands represented. As this is such a small airport, users are best advised to book their vehicles online for more options on the price and car model. Get onto the Av. das Cataratas/BR-469, then turn right when you get to Av. Parana. Turn left on the Av. Duque de Caxias, and then right on Av. Juscelino Kubitscheck.
· There are buses that run into the city as well, and this route is the 120, and this is your main public transportation option, unless you arrange for a private airport transfer.
· Taxis are available around the clock from this airport, and should come to about 35BRL ($15), just make sure the meter is switched on when you hop in.
Please note that information is correct as of April 2017