Porto Alegre Airport

General information

Porto Alegre is the capital of the southernmost state in Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul. This Brazilian state borders the neighbouring countries of Uruguay and Argentina. Porto Alegre has two terminals (T1 and T2) and a runway of 3,200 metres. The cities of Porto Alegre (1.5 million inhabitants), Canoas, Gravataí, São Leopoldo and Novo Hamburgo are a short distance from the airport. Novotel Porto Alegre Airport and ibis Porto Alegre Aeroporto are two hotels within walking distance of Terminal 1. Like Fortaleza Airport, the airport is operated by Fraport Brasil.


Where is Porto Alegre Airport situated?

The airport is located in the north of the city. By car, you can reach Porto Alegre Airport via Avenida dos Estados. Arena do Grêmio, Grêmio’s football stadium, is located a short distance from the airport.

How many terminals does Porto Alegre Airport have?

The airport has two terminals, known as Terminal 1 (opened in 2001) and Terminal 2. Currently, all flights are operated from the modern Terminal 1. Terminal 1 at Porto Alegre Airport consists of three floors: Level 1 Arrivals, Level 2 Check-In and Level 3 Departures.

Airport Map



The distance from Porto Alegre Airport to the centre of Porto Alegre is 10 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Porto Alegre.

From POA Airport to Porto Alegre City centre by Car
10 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Porto Alegre Airport by public transport. Visit the Porto Alegre Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Porto Alegre Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Porto Alegre Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Porto Alegre is about R$ 70.-. Book your taxi at Porto Alegre Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From POA Airport to Porto Alegre City centre by Taxi
10 km
20 min
R$ 70.-

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Car rental

At Porto Alegre Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Porto Alegre Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

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At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Porto Alegre Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Porto Alegre Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Porto Alegre Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Porto Alegre Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Porto Alegre Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • GOL Airlines
  • Azul Airlines
  • LATAM Airlines
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • TAP Air Portugal


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Porto Alegre Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Novotel Porto Alegre Airport, Porto Alegre

Novotel Porto Alegre Aeroporto is located 200 metres from Salgado Filho Airport and offers airport shuttle, as well as an indoor pool, restaurant and bar. There is free Wi-Fi and a fitness centre on site.


ibis Porto Alegre Aeroporto, Porto Alegre

Ibis Porto Alegre Aeroporto is located in Porto Alegre, 7 km from the city centre. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Private parking is available at a surcharge. The rooms include a TV with cable channels.


Intercity Porto Alegre Aeroporto, Porto Alegre

Intercity Porto Alegre Aeroporto offers an outdoor pool, dry sauna and modern gym. WiFi is free.

Hotels in Porto Alegre

Looking for the best hotels in Porto Alegre? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Intercity Porto Alegre Cidade Baixa, Porto Alegre

Intercity Cidade Baixa is situated in Porto Alegre, 900 metres from Central Public Market. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.


Hotel Deville Prime Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre

Located 800 metres from Salgado Filho International Airport, Hotel Deville Prime Porto Alegre is only 15 minutes from the city centre. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, and an outdoor swimming pool.


Hotel Erechim, Porto Alegre

Set in Porto Alegre, 100 metres from Jacuí river and 500 metres from Central Public Market, Hotel Erechim boasts free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Each room ir air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV.

Things to do

It is possible to book activities in the city and near Porto Alegre Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Sao Tome: Southern Coast Tour with Lunch and Transfer

Explore the many gems of Sao Tome's southern portion on a guided tour. Visit the plantations of Roca Agua Ize and Roca de Sao Joao, and admire the ocean at Micondo, Jale, Inhame, and Piscina beaches.


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