Flights to Petrolina

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When to Book

Autumn is one of the best times to book last-minute flights to Petrolina. The city is well-known for its tropical fruits, including mangoes, guava, and coconuts, which are widely available during late summer and early fall. To secure your reservation, you will want to book your flight and hotel room at least two weeks in advance. If you don't meet this deadline, local airlines may be full with standby passengers.


Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

There are no airports with direct flights to Petrolina from the U.K. However, Salvador International Airport (SSA) and Recife International Airport (REC) both offer flights to the island.


Airlines That Fly to Petrolina From the U.K.

There are no airlines that fly to Petrolina from the U.K., but local airlines Avianca and Azul take passengers there all the time.



Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport (PNZ) is the largest airport in the region. It is a frequent hub for cargo planes that are importing or exporting goods from the Brazilian market. In addition, passenger planes are serviced by two terminals on the east end of the airport. Once visitors hop off their last-minute flights to Petrolina, they can hail taxis or ride free shuttles to rental car lots. From Petrolina Airport, it is a short 15-minute drive along the main highway to the centre of the city.


When to Go

Autumn is when the island hosts a service in the Cathedral of Petrolina. Regardless of the time of year, weekends tend to be busiest. If you are not a fan of an enthusiastic atmosphere, you can schedule your visits during the more peaceful weekdays. In any case, it is easy to find cheap flights to Petrolina during this time.


What's the Weather Like?

Petrolina has a hot, dry climate. At night, temperatures do drop, but they quickly rise again in the early morning. It sees some of the least rainfall on the continent in all seasons. Because these conditions can often lead to dust storms, you will want to carry a mask as you embark on day trips or excursions. Some airlines give passengers these materials for their safety while their flights to Petrolina are still en route to the island.


City Guide: What to See and Do

The Sao Francisco River is a highlight of Petrolina. This windy river swings right by the city, and there are miniature boats and rafts that give tours of both shores. It is a refreshing break from the arid climate of Petrolina. Travellers also enjoy Petrolina City Hall, located in downtown. This building functions almost like a museum, as it showcases the history of the city.

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