SSA Airport - Salvador Magalhaes Airport ( Salvador, BA , Brazil )

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Salvador Magalhaes SSA AIRPORT OVERVIEW

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;  Information counter tel. (71) 3204 155 /1544

NOTE:  As of July 28, 2017 'VINCI Airports'  is the new Concessionaire of Magalhaes Airport and will assume the Airport's management. Its priorities include airline traffic development and upgrade of services.

Salvador International Airport has a modern passenger terminal
with a large shopping mall and jetways.  The terminal recently received internal upgrade work. Its facilities include: Information counter, 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.  
 
For Air taxi contact (a) Abaete - tel. 71 3377-3955;  or (b)  Lider - tel. 71 3377-1416 - both located on the ground level.

Address
Praca Gago Coutinho
Salvador, BA, 41.520970
BRA
Website: http://www.aeroportosalvador.net/en/
Contact:
Phone: +55 71 3204-1010