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Serving the large metropolis of Porto Alegre, Salgado Filho Airport is one of the busiest airports in Brazil, with more than four million passengers travelling through the two-terminal air hub each year. The airport can be found four miles northeast of Porto Alegres downtown core, with car hire in Salgado Filho Airport the most fitting way of arriving in the city centre.
Up to 1,440 cars can park in the car park in front of Passenger Terminal 1, which has 16 boarding gates and a shopping mall that is open 24 hours. Passenger Terminal 2 also has 16 boarding gates in addition to a post office, shops, eateries and ATMs. Car rental in Salgado Filho Airport is on offer in both terminal buildings.
The BR290 joins the airport to Porto Alegres city centre, making car hire in Salgado Filho Airport ideal for getting downtown. Porto Alegre is one of the richest cities in Brazil and has much to offer visitors, including Matrix Square, which is surrounded by many historical buildings. Many people visit the city to enjoy the beaches along the Baia de Guaiba and to experience its vibrant nightlife.
Porto Alegre can be visited year round, but the most ideal months for a visit are March, April, October and November, when the heat is pleasant and the rainfall at a minimum. December to February can get scorching hot and some visitors may find these months unbearable, while June to September are the coolest and wettest months.
The roads form a semi-circle, making it easy to get around on your own with the use of car rental in Salgado Filho Airport. Car rental is recommended as some areas are quite spread out, but be cautious of other drivers as the locals often ignore traffic rules. To source the best deals, compare car hire selections online before arrival.