Salvador Magalhaes (SSA) Airport
Salvador Magalhaes SSA Airport Overview
While Major hotels are about 30 km - the Convention Center is 18.6 km - from the Airport.
SSA is located 22 km northeast from the city of Salvador and is situated close to the Atlantic shoreline. It is accessible via motorway BA-099 (Av. Luiz Viana Filho / Av. Dorival Caymmi). The Airport's access road is surrounded by some 6.9 million square meters of sand dunes and native vegetation, and a one-kilometer long bamboo grove - one of Salvador da Bahia's scenic attractions.
With two runways and approaching 8.6 million passengers a year, Salvador International Airport is served by domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
Contact within Bahia: tel. 0800 727 1234
Infraero Information counter tel. (71) 3204 155 /1544
Salvador International Airport has a modern passenger terminal with a large shopping mall and jetways. Its facilities include: Information counter Infraero, State travel agency Bahiatursa, other travel agencies, internet access, hotel desks, banking facilities (ATM machines and currency exchange), rental car desks, desks for taxi cooperatives, post office, baggage wrapping, cloakroom / left luggage, pharmacy, beauty salon, and CIP lounge. The terminal offers a large selection of food & drink and retail concessions. Upgrade work inside the terminal has been completed.
For Air taxi contact (a) Abaete - tel. 71 3377-3955; or (b) Lider - tel. 71 3377-1416 - both located on the ground level.
NOTE: On Sept. 13,2016, the Brazilian Government announced its intention to privatize the following airports: Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport, Salvador Luis E Magalhaes Airport, and Porto Alegre Salgado Filho Airport. Tenders are scheduled by first quarter 2017.
Praca Gago Coutinho
Salvador, BA, 41.520970
- Phone: +55 71 3204-1010