Salvador International Airport
The international airport of Salvador da Bahia is the largest in the northeast of Brazil, is one of the largest in the country. Serves cabotage flights to almost all major destinations in Brazil and also operates several international destinations such as Latin America, United States, Europe and Israel. Due to tourism, it is important for the growth of traffic. A little more than 7 million passengers passed through the airport in 2009. WebJet and Gol Transportes Aereos low-cost airlines are operating at the site.
Location - Transportation - Services - Disabled Facilities - Parking - Hotels:
Deputies International Airport Luis Eduardo Magalhães - (Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport). It is also known as Two of the name of the airport until July 1998.
IATA Code: SSA
Opened: 1925 (reopened the Sept. 2, 2002)
Official website: www.infraero.gov.br
Tel: +55 (0) 71 3204-1010
The airport is located 28 km (18 miles) from the center of Salvador da Bahia.
Number of terminals - 1
Buses and taxis connect the airport to the city center. Buses run frequently and are cheap. Taxis are often not economic. See the fare before taking the taxi. In turn, some buses go to the bus station, located 5 km away.
There are car rental companies most recognized (Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.) Rent your car here
The business center at the airport in Salvador offers banks, exchange stores are available 24 hours, ATMs, ATM, post office, VIP lounge, public phones, cell phone rental and free Wi-Fi, among other facilities.
Eating and Drinking - restaurants, fast food, cafes and bars.
Shopping - for shopping, the airport has several shops (over 100), lottery agency, local memory, duty free shop, newspapers and tobacconist.
Baggage - Baggage Protection, cloakroom and sector Lost and Found.
Other services - have a first aid center, pharmacies, travel agencies, shoe-shiners, beauty salon, among others. There are tourist information desks at the airport to the passenger.
Facilities for the disabled - have ramps and toilets, among other services. For passengers who need wheelchairs or other special care is recommended prior to communicate with your airline or travel.
Parking - Airport of Salvador has a car park opposite the main building and a total capacity estimated at 1,350 vehicles. There are spaces reserved for disabled.
Hotels - There are no hotels at the airport. However, there are several in the periphery and provide a transfer service for guests, as well as accommodation booking counters.