Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport Guide (BVC)

Airport info
Code: BVC
Rabil, Boa Vista, Cabo Verde

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: 1 Dialling code: +238
+238 251 9001

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).

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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.

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.


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


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.

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.


There are no hotels at Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport. However, Boa Vista is a popular tourist destination and Sal Rei offers a reasonable range of accommodations. There are other hotels, including all-inclusive resorts, dotted around the island.

Hotel Iberostar Club Boa Vista

+238 251 2170

Located 3km (2 miles) from Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport, Hotel Iberostar Club Boa Vista offers beachside views with a range of dining options and sporting activities.

Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cabo Verde

Royal Horizon Boa Vista

+238 251 1407

A 10-minute ride from Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport, Royal Decameron Boa Vista is located on a 5km-long (3 mile) beach and boasts a range of leisure facilities including tennis courts, swimming pools and a spa. On-site dining and meeting space is also available.

Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cabo Verde

La Boaventura

+238 950 9167

Cheap and cheerful, La Boaventura guest house offers some of the most affordable rooms on the island, with dormitory and private accomodations available. The guest house is located in Sal Rei near the coast (a 15-minute drive from the airport).

Sal Rei, Boa Vista, Cabo Verde
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