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About Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport (BVC)

Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport in Cape Verde sits on the island of Boa Vista and currently harbours both domestic and international flights. Our Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport guide includes contact details, as well as information regarding terminal facilities, public transport and nearby accommodation.


Staff are on hand throughout the relatively small airport facility to provide assistance (tel: 238 977 078).


Driving directions:

From Sal Rei, follow the paved main road south out of the town. The airport is signposted. The drive time from Sal Rei is approximately 12 minutes.

Airport Info


Boa Vista

Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport is located on the island of Boa Vista, 5km (3 miles) southeast of the capital Sal Rei.

No. of terminals:

+238 251 9001

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Shuttle: There are no buses, but it is possible to ride into Sal Rei in a shared minibus. The journey time is around 20 minutes. It is advisable to withdraw Cape Verde Escudos at the ATM in the public area before hiring a minibus.

Most hotels and resorts on the island provide a complimentary shuttle service for guests.

Taxi: Taxis are available outside of the terminal curbside.

Public transport air:

Air: TACV (tel: +238 260 8200; airlines operate services between Boa Vista and other islands in Cape Verde.

Terminal facilities


ATMs and currency exchange services are available at the airport.


There is an airport restaurant and a bar in the international boarding lounge.


There are limited shopping facilities where souvenirs and other goods are sold.


There is no left-luggage service at Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport. Contact staff for assistance about lost or found items.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

There are no conference or meeting facilities at Boa Vista Airport. However, some of the island's larger hotels have meeting rooms that provide business equipment to fit any need. Find our hotel suggestions below conference and business meeting options.

Communication Facilities:

Wi-Fi is also available at the airport for passenger use.

Disabled facilities:

Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport is accessible for wheelchair users. Special facilities and services are available – passengers who may require additional assistance should contact their airline and the airport before travelling.

Car parking:

There is limited parking space directly outside the terminal.

Car rental:

Hertz and Rent-a-Car offer car rental services at the airport.

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