Salvador Magalhaes International Airport SSA
serves Brazil's northeastern State of Bahia and its captital city Salvador. It is Brazil's fifth-busiest airport in terms of passenger count - which has been growing at an average of 14 percent per year. Infraero is the Airport's official operator. Note that no departure taxes are levied.
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: Both airports,
Salvador Luis E Magalhaes Airport and Porto Alegre Salgado Filho - have been sold in March 2017 to Fraport, an internationall developer of Airports. Ownership will be officially effective as of July 28, 2017.
Praca Gago Coutinho
Salvador, BA, 41.520970
BRAWebsite: Contact: Phone:
+55 71 3204-1010