Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport

Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport

Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport, also known as João Pessoa–Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport, is the main airport serving João Pessoa, the capital of the state of Paraíba, Brazil. It is located in the municipality of Bayeux, about 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) from the city center. The airport is named after João Pereira de Castro Pinto, a lawyer, writer, and politician who served as president of Paraíba from 1912 to 1915.

General Information about Presidente Castro Pinto Airport

The following table is an overview of JPA Airport indicated below:

AirportPresidente Castro Pinto International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorInfraero (1979–2019) Aena (2019–present)
ServesJoão Pessoa
Built In (Year)1957
Presidente Castro Pinto Airport CodeJPA
Presidente Castro Pinto Airport Terminals1
JPA Airport Runway1
JPA Airport Coordinates07°08′54″S 034°57′01″W
Presidente Castro Pinto Airport AddressAv. Mal. Rondon, s/n, Bayeux – PB, 58308-901, Brazil
Contact Number+55 83 3041-4200
WebsitePresidente Castro Pinto International Airport
Elevation66 m / 217 ft

Presidente Castro Pinto Airport Code

Presidente Castro Pinto Airport code is JPA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself. 


Presidente Castro Pinto Airport Map

The JPA Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport Runway

JPA Airport has only one runway.

NameLength (mtr)Length (ft)Surface

Presidente Castro Pinto Airport Terminal

Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport has one terminal, Terminal 1 (T1). This terminal serves both domestic and international flights.

The terminal has a total area of 12,000 square meters and can accommodate up to 1.5 million passengers per year. It has 10 check-in counters, 6 boarding gates, and 3 baggage claim belts.

Nearest Airports to Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport 

Some of the International and Domestic airports near JPA.

  • Presidente João Suassuna Airport – 119 km
  • Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport – 134 km
  • Natal International Airport – 192 km
  • Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport – 428 km

Airlines Operating from Presidente Castro Pinto Airport

The following airlines operate from Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport:

  • Azul.
  • Gol.
  • LATAM Airlines

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