São Paulo Guarulhos airport (GRU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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São Paulo Guarulhos airport (GRU)

São Paulo/Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport, also known as Cumbica Airport and opened on January 20, 1985, is the busiest regarding international flights not only in Brazil but in all South America, as several long-distance flights make a stopover there. It operates with destinations in America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Official Website: gru.com.br

Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals 1 (domestic flights), 2 (flights inside Latin America) and 3 (intercontinental flights). Open 24 hours a day. Free shuttles stop every 15-30 minutes next to the Arrivals area of each terminal. Learn More

Annual passenger traffic: 34.5 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +55 11 2445 2945. Information counters, available 24 hours a day, are located in the Arrivals and Departures areas of terminals 2 and 3.


The airport is located 25 km (18 miles) to the northeast of the city of São Paulo.

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Parking services at São Paulo Guarulhos airport (GRU)

The enclosure parking lots are located next to the terminals and have short- and long-term spaces, night surveillance, 24-hour mechanical service and valet parking (only in Terminal 3). They operate around the clock. More information: Tel +55 800 105 560.

Flex - Budget area outdoor next to Terminal 3 and the cargo terminal.
Standard - Low cost outdoor lots situated near terminals 1 and 2.
Premium / Edifício Garagem - Covered spaces next to terminals 2 and 3 respectively.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities at the airport include elevators, ramps, adapted toilets and telephones. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance.

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Latest updates: March 24, 2023