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Salvador de Bahia airport (SSA)

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Salvador - Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, founded in 1925 and reopened on September 2, 2002, is the busiest in the state of Bahia and northeastern Brazil, and one of the most important in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in South America, Panama, Africa and Europe.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 8 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +55 71 3204 1000. There are information counters in the Arrivals Hall.


The airport is located 22 km (13.7 miles) northeast from downtown Salvador de Bahia.

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Car rental companies

Car rental desks are available on the ground floor of the terminal and are open 24 hours a day.

Avis (Tel +55 71 3251 1024)
Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 71 3377 4227)
Movida (Tel +55 71 981 232 245)
Unidas (Tel +55 71 3365 7720)


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What services does Salvador de Bahia airport (SSA) facilities include

The airport has banks, currency exchange bureaus (24 hours a day), ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks- There are several restaurants, confectioneries, fast food outlets, ice-cream stores, cafés, pizza places and bars on both levels of the terminal, some of them open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- A large variety of businesses is available, including duty-free shops in the Domestic Departures Hall, handicrafts, regional goods, clothing and accessories, books and magazines, jewellery, tobacco, sweets, perfumes, cosmetics, music.
Baggage- The lost and found office is located in the Domestic Arrivals Hall and operates Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (Tel +55 71 3204 1760; e-mail:
Other Services- Medical clinic, pharmacy, travel agencies.


Parking services at Salvador de Bahia airport (SSA)

Opposite the main building there is a 3-storey car park, monitored 24 hours a day, for short- and long-term parking. On the second floor there is a limited number of budget spaces. Prices


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps, adapted restrooms, reserved parking spaces, wheelchairs, portable lifts and buses for the transport of people with reduced mobility. If you should require special assistance, notify your airline in advance.