Porto Alegre airport (POA)

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Porto Alegre airport (POA)

Salgado Filho International Airport, opened on July 3, 1940, is the most important in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and one of the busiest in Brazil. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in South America, Panama and Portugal.

Official Website: portoalegre-airport.com.br
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2. Open 24 hours a day and connected through a shuttle bus that operates every 15 minutes.
Annual passenger traffic: 8 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +55 51 3358 2000. Information counters on the second floor of Terminal 1 and on the ground floor of Terminal 2, available around the clock. There are also tourist offices on the first level of Terminal 1, open from 7:30 am to 8:30 pm (Tel +55 51 3374 0294).


The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the northeast of downtown Porto Alegre.

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Car Rental Companies

There are car rental desks on the first floor of the terminals.

Avis/Budget (Tel +55 51 3358 2260 / 2268 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Localiza/Hertz (Tel +55 51 3371 4867 - 24 hours a day)
Movida (Tel +55 51 3371 4514 - 24 hours a day)
Unidas (Tel +55 51 3358 2375 - 24 hours a day)


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What services does Porto Alegre airport (POA) facilities include

The airport has a bank (Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm), currency exchange bureau (5:00 am to 11:00 pm), ATMs, post office and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Lounge is located on the first floor of Terminal 1 and opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it offers air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, TV, refreshments, drinks (accessible with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership, or through online booking).

Food and Drinks- Throughout both terminals there are restaurants, bars, fast food outlets, coffee shops, confectioneries and vending machines, with several options open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There are duty-free shops in the international sector of Terminal 1 and on the first floor of Terminal 2, in addition to stores selling cosmetics, handicrafts and regional products, books and magazines, fashion and accessories, footwear, toys, sport goods, perfumes.
Baggage- Secure plastic wrapping on the second floor of Terminal 1 (24 hours a day) and the first level of Terminal 2, from 5:30 am to 9:00 pm (Tel +55 51 3371 4869). 24-hour left luggage service on the first floor of Terminal 1. The lost and found offices operate 24 hours a day on the second floor of Terminal 1 and on the ground floor of Terminal 2 (Tel +55 51 3358 2000).
Other Services- Travel agencies, beauty parlours, pharmacy, lottery, medical clinic, chapel, shoeshine.


Parking services at Porto Alegre airport (POA)

The airport has a large parking capacity, available 24 hours a day. More information: Tel +55 51 800 105 560. Fees

Edifício Garagem - Multi-storey car park next to Terminal 1.
Bolsão A - Outdoor lot close to Terminal 1.
Bolsão C - Next to Terminal 2, uncovered.


Services for passengers with special needs

Access ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, wheelchairs, Braille signage, tactile surfaces, portable lifts and electric vehicles available for disabled passengers and people with reduced mobility. Inform your airline in advance about any special requirements.