São Luís airport (SLZ)

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 Luís airport (SLZ)

São Luís - Marechal Cunha Machado International Airport, opened in 1942, is the most important in the state of Maranhão. It mostly operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: infraero.gov.br
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Azul Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 98 3217 6121 / 6224), Gol Linhas Aéreas (Tel +55 98 3217 6217 / 6216 / 6258), LATAM (Tel +55 98 3217 6174 / 6194 / 6245 / 6137).
Annual passenger traffic: 1.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 98 3217 6100. Information counter in the main hall (Tel +55 98 3217 6133 / 6134), available around the clock.


The airport is located 13 km (8 miles) to the south of the city of São Luís.

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What services does São Luís airport (SLZ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, post office and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has fast food outlets, restaurants, coffee shops, bars and ice-cream stores, most of them open around the clock.
Shopping- Fashion, handicrafts, accessories, books and magazines, gifts, sweets, electronics, flowers.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping available from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am (Tel +55 98 3217 6257). The lost and found office is situated in the security coordination sector and operates 24 hours a day (Tel +55 98 3217 6134 / 991 343 296).
Other Services- Medical clinic, travel agencies, baby changing room, massage chairs.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 901 from Autoviaria Menino Jesus de Praga (Tel +55 98 3245 2177) travels from the airport to the city centre, stopping at São Cristóvão, Deodoro and Passeio. It operates between 5:00 am and 11:00 pm.
Viação Primor (Tel +55 98 3236 4525) links the enclosure with São Cristóvão, Terminal da Cohab, Terminal da Cohama, Shopping da Ilha and Rodoviária.

Taxi - Vehicles available 24 hours a day and run by Cooperativa de Taxi (Tel +55 98 3245 2633) outside the Arrivals Hall. Travel time to the city is around 20 minutes.

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Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks operating around the clock in the external area.

Localiza (Tel +55 98 2109 3911)
Movida (Tel +55 98 2016 7094)
Unidas (Tel +55 98 3244 1597)


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Parking services at São Luís airport (SLZ)

The enclosure has a parking area close to the terminal building and open around the clock, in addition to a lot which is free of charge. Prices


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their needs at the time of their booking. There are portable lifts to board the plane and adapted buses for the transfer of people with reduced mobility. More information: Tel +55 98 3217 6134 / 3217 6192 / 991 343 296.

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Latest updates: September 21, 2019