Salgado Filho International Airport, opened on July 3, 1940, is the most important in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and one of the busiest in Brazil. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in South America, Panama and Portugal.
Official Website: portoalegre-airport.com.br
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2. Open 24 hours a day and connected through a shuttle bus that operates every 15 minutes.
Annual passenger traffic: 8.3 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 51 3358 2000. Information counters on the second floor of Terminal 1 and on the ground floor of Terminal 2, available around the clock. There are also tourist offices on the first level of Terminal 1, open from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm (Tel +55 51 3374 0294).
The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the northeast of downtown Porto Alegre.See Map
There are car rental desks on the first floor of the terminals.
Avis/Budget (Tel +55 51 3358 2260 / 2268 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 51 3371 4867 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 51 3371 4514 - 24 hours a day)
Unidas (Tel +55 51 3358 2375 - 24 hours a day)
The airport has currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs and free Wi-Fi access.
Food and Drinks- Throughout both terminals, there are restaurants, bars, fast food outlets, coffee shops, confectioneries and vending machines, with several options open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There are duty-free shops in the international sector of Terminal 1 and on the first floor of Terminal 2, in addition to stores selling cosmetics, handicrafts and regional products, books and magazines, fashion and accessories, footwear, toys, sports goods, perfumes.
Baggage- Secure plastic wrapping around the clock on the second floor of Terminal 1 and the first level of Terminal 2 (Tel +55 51 3371 4869). 24-hour left luggage service on the first floor of Terminal 1. The lost and found offices operate 24 hours a day on the second floor of Terminal 1 and on the ground floor of Terminal 2 (Tel +55 51 3358 2000; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Other Services- Baby changing facilities, travel agencies, lottery, medical clinic, shoeshine.
The airport has a large parking capacity, available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 51 800 105 560. Fees
Edifício Garagem - Multi-storey car park next to Terminal 1.
Bolsão A - Outdoor lot close to Terminal 1.
Bolsão C - Next to Terminal 2, uncovered.
Access ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, wheelchairs, Braille signage, tactile surfaces, portable lifts and electric vehicles available for disabled passengers and people with reduced mobility. Inform your airline in advance about any special requirements.
Latest updates: September 16, 2019