São Paulo Guarulhos airport (GRU)

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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.
Annual passenger traffic: 42.8 million passengers went through it in 2018.
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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Car rental companies

Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Halls of terminals 2 and 3 and operate 24 hours a day.

Avis/Budget (Tel +55 11 2445 4345 / 7409)
Hertz (Tel +55 11 2445 2107 / 2801 / 7489)
Localiza (Tel +55 11 2445 2133)
Movida (Tel +55 11 2445 4638)
Unidas (Tel +55 11 2445 4771 / 2113)


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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. Fares and reservations

Economy - Budget area next to Terminal 3 and the cargo terminal.
Standard - Outdoor lots situated near the three terminals.
Premium / Edifício Garagem - Covered spaces next to terminals 2 and 3.


Services 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.