Salvador’s Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA) is the main Bahian airport. Flights from all over the country arrive here as well as flights from the rest of South America, Europe and the U.S.
Flying from Europe: TAP (Lisbon), Air Europa (Madrid) and Air Condor (Frankfurt).
Flying from the Americas: American Airlines (Miami), Aerolineas Argentinas (Buenos Aires) and Air Europa (Santiago).
Flying within Brazil: TAM*, Gol*, Avianca*, Azul Linhas Aéreas* and Passaredo.
*Also flying from abroad.
Getting to the city from airport
Public buses run from the airport to the city centre. But there is a special line – First Class – runs from just outside of the airport to some hotels. Many hotels are served by the bus line (see First Class site).
The closer stop to event is the “Ondina Apart Hotel” one. Tickets can be bought (R$ 30,00) on the bus or within the terminal, and the complete trip takes approximately 90 minutes.
In case of you prefer take a taxi, Organizing Committee advises you to take a pre-paid taxis service. In arrival area, there are some boxes where you can buy your ticket.