Salvador da Bahia Airport Guide to Salvador-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport

Salvador da Bahia Airport (SSA)

On this website you can find useful information about Salvador-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes International Airport: Arrivals, Departures, Terminal information, Parking, Car rental, Transport, Accommodation, Amenities and Services, among other information. Plan your travel to SSA airport with the information provided in this site.


Salvador da Bahia is the fifth busiest airport in terms of passengers of Brazil. Salvador da Bahia handled 7,526,358 passengers in 2016.


It is located 22 kilometers northeast of the city centre.

Terminal Information + info

Salvador da Bahia Airport it is the main airport serving Salvador da Bahia city and Bahia region. It not only serves international flights; it is also home of domestic services as well. The airport counts with a single passenger terminal, equipped with modern facilities and counting with a wide services offer.


The passenger terminal is split into three levels as you can see below:


  • First level: Arrivals.
  • Second level: Departures.
  • Third level: Observation deck.

Facilities and Services + info

Find the attached services available at Salvador da Bahia Airport:

  • Information counter
  • Travel agencies
  • Free Wi-Fi internet connection
  • Hotel desks
  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange
  • Rental car booths
  • Post office
  • Baggage wrapping
  • Left luggage
  • Luggage storage
  • Pharmacy
  • Beauty salon
  • CIP lounge
  • Duty free shopping
  • Medical services
  • Shoeshine


Find below several contact information regarding Salvador da Bahia Airport:

Address: Praça Gago Coutinho, Savlador, BA, 41520970, BRAZIL

Phone: +55 71 3204 1010

Transport + info

Salvador da Bahia Airport counts with the following means of transport:


Bus: Frequent buses are at your disposal at Salvador da Bahia Airport ready to take you to the city centre.

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Taxi: Get to Salvador da Bahia downtown within 45 minutes by taxi.

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Car rental: You can rent a car at Salvador da Bahia Airport first floor. Remember you can rent a car through our online search engine!

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About Salvador da Bahia

Salvador da Bahia, alternatively known as Salvador, Sao Salvador and Salvador de Bahia, is the capital city of the Bahia state, in Brazil. It was founded in 1549 by the Portuguese, being the first capital of the country. The city features for its Portuguese colonial architecture and monuments highly present in the Pelourinho district, located in the upper town, which was named in 1985 a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Due to being a major slave trading port in the past, nowadays it is the Afro-Brazilian main city in Brazil.


Salvador da Bahia Carnival is known for being the largest party worldwide, and also for having a vivid festival culture. Its beaches are also high remarkable, such as Porto da Barra Beach, located in the low city, and Morro de Sao Paulo beach.


Other interesting places to visit are the island of Itaparica, located in the Bay of All Saints which can be reached by either car-ferry or passenger ferry, the so called Line of Coconut, and some of the green areas covering the city like Jardim dos Namorados and Park of Pituaçu.

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