PortoAlegre Filho (POA) Airport
PortoAlegre Filho POA Airport Overview
Salgado Filho Airport is located in the Sao Joao district - 7 km from downtown Porto Alegre. Motorway 290 connects to motorway 116 - then follow Airport sign.
With an extended runway and a yearly passenger count of over 8 million, Porto Alegre Airport is served by domestic and international airlines offering flights to cities in the Americas, and to Europe, with connections worldwide. GOL & TAM are the Airport's major airlines.
Porto Alegre Airport has two passenger terminals - T1 & T2 (or TPS-I & TPS-II). While the two terminals are at different locations - T1 is at Av. Severo Dulius (CEP code of 90.200-310), and T2 is on Av. dos Estados (CEP code 90.200-000) - both terminals are within walking distance of each other.
Scheduled service airlines currently operating at Porto Alegre Airport :Aerolineas Argentinas, American Airlines, Avianca Brazil, Azul, Brava, COPA, Gol, TACA, TAM & TAP Portugal. Many other airlines operate via code-share.
Airlines at Terminal 1: Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, BQB, GOL, NHT Linhas Aereas, Passadero, Pluna, TAM, TACA, & Webjet;
Airlines at Terminal 2: Azul & Trip.
International Arrivals of non-Brazilian citizens: As most international flights are taken either via Sao Paolo's Guarulhos Airiport or the Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport - expect a 2-hour transfer procedure there: You will go through passport control (30 minutes); then claim your bags and proceed to the Customs area; thereafter go to your connecting airline desk (at Guarulhos these desks are behind a cafeteria, 50 meters after Customs). After completion of formalities there, proceed to your connecting gate of your Porto Alegre flight.
Amenities and services inside the terminals: Aside from a selection of food & drink and retail concessions, you find the following: Information desk Infraero (tel. (51) 3358-2903. Lost & Found (51) 3358-2903. Currency exchange (Alternativa Turismo e Cambio at (51) 3371-4861 or Casa Brasil Cambio at (51) 3358-2384); pharmacy Drogabel (51) 3358-2577, postal service 3371-4523. Luggage storage: (51) 3371-4869.
Other services include internet access, banks, ATM cash machines, foreign currency exchange, pharmacy & first aid station, baggage wrapping, shoeshine, travel agencies, and more.
Parking is available in the parking garage across from the terminals. For parking information call (51) 3358-2449.
Av. Severo Dulius
Bairro Sao Joao, Porto Alegre, RS, Rio 90.200-310
- Website for PortoAlegre Filho: http://www.infraero.com.br/index.php/br/aeroportos/rio-grande-do-sul/aeroporto-internacional-salgado-filho.html
- Phone: +55 51 3358 2000