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Salvador International Airport (Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport) (SSA)

Full Airport Name

Salvador International Airport (Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport)


Praça Gago Coutinho, CEP 41520-570 Salvador BA, Brazil

Airport Code


Country Code



(71) 3204 1010


(71) 204 1030



Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 3 (GMT - 2 from third Sunday in October to third Saturday in March)


The airport is amid 28km (17 miles) northeast of axial Salvador.

Driving Directions

The easiest way to drive from the airport to the burghal or the added way is to chase the BA099 alley that runs abutting to the bank and chase the signs.

Car Parking

The car esplanade is amid abreast the terminal architecture and has parking spaces for 600 cars. Both concise and abiding parking is available.

Car Hire

Hire car counters can be begin in the terminal building. International companies represented accommodate Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.

Public Transport

Road: Bus: Buses amid the burghal centre and the airport are adequately frequent. Take the Praça da Sé/Aeroporto bus. It is abundant cheaper than activity by taxi. Buses additionally go to Rodviaria Bus Terminal, which is the city's capital bus base and amid 5km (3 miles) from the burghal centre.

Taxi: Taxis are accessible alfresco the terminal building. Companies accommodate Abaete Aerotaxi (tel: (71) 377 2555), Aero Star (tel: (71) 377 1763), Adei Auto Aereo (tel: (71) 377 1993), Bahia Auto Aereo (tel: (71) 377 2897) and Lider Auto Aereo (tel: (71) 377 1416).

Information and Help Desks

An advice board is amid in the terminal. A day-tripper advice adverse is additionally available. They accommodate advice about transport, the city, the arena and accommodation. Excellent maps of the burghal are accessible from the day-tripper advice desk.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: The ATMs are all in the arrivals anteroom breadth (to the left, accomplished the Policia Federal). Cambio Gradual offers 24-hour money-change services. A column appointment is accessible in the terminal building. Internet admission is additionally available, and adaptable phones can be hired.

Eating and drinking: There are acceptable cafes and fast aliment restaurants at the airport. A bar offers alcoholic or bendable drinks.

Shopping: There are several shops in the terminal architecture affairs a array of items, including appearance clothing, jewellery, allowance items and books and magazines. There is additionally a pharmacy in the terminal building.

Luggage: A larboard baggage ability is accessible in the terminal building.

Other facilities: Medical accessories are available. There are additionally babyish affliction accessories in the terminal building.

Conference and Business Facilities

There is a VIP lounge at the airport.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

Toilets for wheelchair users are available, and there are parking spaces aloof for disabled people. Travellers in charge of abetment at the airport should acquaintance their airline.


There are no hotels at the airport. Hotel Cocoon and Lounge (tel: (71) 3368 8100) and Sofitel Salvador (tel: (71) 2106 8500) are amid aural 5-10 account active ambit from the airport.