Aracaju is served by the Santa Maria Airport. It began operating on 30 October 1952 with a single 1,200m runway. The runway was further extended to 2,200m in 1993 and the passenger terminal greatly enlarged in 1998.
International airport code - Aracaju Airport: AJU
Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport is located 12 km from downtown Aracaju and 3,5 km from most famous Atalaia beach.
Santa Maria Airport website: www.infraero.com.br