Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport (MCZ)

Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport

Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport is an international airport serving Maceió, Brazil. It is located in the municipality of Marechal Deodoro, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the city center. The airport was named after Zumbi dos Palmares, a leader of the Quilombo dos Palmares, a quilombo that existed in Brazil from the 17th to the 19th centuries.

The airport was inaugurated in 1928 and has undergone several renovations and expansions since then. The most recent renovation was completed in 2005, and it expanded the terminal and apron, and extended the runway. The airport is currently operated by AENA, a Spanish airport operator. 

General Information about Zumbi dos Palmares Airport

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

AirportMaceió International Airport – Zumbi dos Palmares
Airport TypePublic
OperatorInfraero (1975–2019) Aena (2020–present)
Built In (Year)1928
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport CodeMCZ
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Terminals1
MCZ Airport Runway1
MCZ Airport Coordinates09°31′02″S 035°47′01″W
Zumbi dos Palmares Airport AddressTabuleiro do Pinto, Rio Largo – State of Alagoas, 57100-000, Brazil
Contact Number+55 82 3036-5200
WebsiteZumbi dos Palmares Airport
Elevation118 m / 347 ft

Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Code

Zumbi dos Palmares Airport code is MCZ. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself. 


Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Map

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

Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport Runway

MCZ Airport has one active runway.

NameLength (mt)Length (ft)Surface

Zumbi dos Palmares Airport Terminal

Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport has only one terminal. The terminal was renovated in 2005 and can accommodate up to 2 million passengers per year. The terminal has 12 check-in counters, 6 boarding gates, and a baggage claim area.

Nearest Airports to Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport 

Some of the International and Domestic airports near MCZ.

Airlines Operating from Zumbi dos Palmares Airport

The following airlines operate from Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport:

  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
  • Gol Transportes Aéreos
  • LATAM Brasil
  • TAP Air Portugal

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