Campinas is in the state of São Paulo, in the southeast region of Brazil. The city has a population of more than 1.2 million people and is an important industrial, agricultural, and educational center, with many universities, research institutes, and factories.
The name Campinas means “grass fields” in Portuguese and refers to the region's landscape, originally covered by dense forests and grasslands. Campinas is known for its cultural and artistic scene, with museums, theaters, art galleries, and a symphony orchestra. It is a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Campinas, the Culture Station, the Castle Tower, and the Itá Falls.
Flying into Campinas (VCP)
Viracopos International Airport serves the city of Campinas and the metropolitan area of São Paulo. It is one of the busiest airports in the country, offering flights to domestic and international destinations.
Flying into São Paulo (GRU)
There are several ways to travel from Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) to Campinas. A convenient way is to take a taxi. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 16 minutes and costs between R$ 360 - R$ 440. You can also book a private transfer from GRU airport to Viracopos airport (VCP) or any address in the city of Campinas.
UniAzul, the site of this year's conference, is approximately a 5-minute drive from the VCP airport. UniAzul is a large facility with over 20 classrooms to educate and train flight attendants, pilots, and airport agents.
Things to do in Brazil!
Brazil has a rich culture and history, and many attractions. Some popular tourist spots include Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Copacabana Beach.
Make sure to book on Azul and explore all that Brazil has to offer!
Explore Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is one of Brazil’s most famous cities known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich culture. You can visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, take a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain for stunning city views, or relax on Copacabana Beach.
Catch a flight on Azul from Campinas (VCP) to Rio de Janeiro (SDU).
Explore São Paulo
São Paulo is the largest city in South America with lots to explore and enjoy. Whether you are interested in art, history, sports, or nature, you will find something to keep you occupied. São Paulo has excellent nightlife, food, and shopping options for everyone.
São Paulo is 92 km (57 mi) from Campinas, approximately a 1-hour drive depending on traffic.
Visit Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls is one of the largest waterfalls in the world and is located on the border between Brazil and Argentina. You can take a boat tour of the falls or walk along the trails for stunning views.
Catch a flight on Azul from Campinas (VCP) to Foz do Iguaçu International Airport (IGU).
Salvador is a city in northeastern Brazil known for its Afro-Brazilian culture and architecture. You can visit Pelourinho, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or attend one of the city’s many festivals.
Catch a flight on Azul from Campinas (VCP) to Salvador (SSA).