Porto Seguro International Airport, opened in 1982, is one of the most important in the state of Bahia and the northeast region of Brazil. It operates with domestic flights to the main destinations in the country and some international flights to Argentina and Italy.
Number of terminals: 1 – Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas, Azul Linhas Aéreas, Blue Panorama Airlines, Gol Linhas Aéreas and LATAM.
Annual passenger traffic: About 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +55 73 3288 1880
Porto Seguro Airport is located in the urban area, just 2 km (1.2 miles) from the city center, just a few steps from the bus terminal.
List of car rental companies operating within Porto Seguro Airport (BPS)
Porto Seguro Airport (BPS)
The following car rental companies have service desks in the Arrivals Hall:
LocaCity (Tel +55 73 991 229 122 – 24 hours)
Localiza / Hertz (Tel +55 73 3288 3106 – Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm and from 7 pm to 1 am; on Saturdays, from 9 am to 11 pm and on Sundays , from 08:00 to 18:00 and from 19:00 to 23:30 hours)
Movida (Tel +55 800 606 8686 – on weekdays, from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 5:00 am to 7:00 am and from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm and on Sundays, from 05:00 to 21:00 hours)
Porto Seguro Rent a Car (Tel +55 73 3288 6288 – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Unidas (Tel +55 73 3288 1505 – Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm; Saturdays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Services offered by the airport facilities
The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi.
Gastronomy – There are several options, with typical sandwiches from the region, fast food, ice cream parlors, coffee shops and two restaurants.
Shopping– Convenience stores, jewelry, regional items, treats, books, newspapers and magazines, gifts, clothing and accessories.
Baggage– In case of loss or damage to luggage, go to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other services – Medical emergency room.
Possibility to spend the night at Porto Seguro Airport (BPS), if open 24 hours. Available services, places to rest, or the list of hotels nearby.
Sleeping facilities in the public or boarding area
Porto Seguro Airport (BPS)
Spending the night in the parking lot
Porto Seguro Airport remains open throughout the night, making it a safe place where passengers can wait for their flight to depart if they do not want to go to a hotel in the city.
Where to rest: The terminal is small and it is possible to lie on the floor. That is why it is recommended to have a sleeping bag or blanket for a better rest. However, being close to the urban center, the best option is to book your stay in a Porto Seguro hotel and arrange the transfer in advance.
Baggage: There are no places where you can leave your bags.
Food: Shopping facilities are closed during the night.
Wi-Fi: The service is completely free.
Being in the urban area, there are many alternatives close to the airport:
Alto do Aeroporto Hotel (0.3 km / 0.2 miles)
Hostel Tabapiri (0.4 km / 0.2 miles)
Pousada Monte Carlos (0.6 km / 0.4 miles)
Pousada Aroeira (0.8 km / 0.5 miles)
Recanto Viva Mar (0.9 km / 0.6 miles)
The enclosure has an outdoor parking area in front of the terminal building. The rate is charged per hour and there is an additional charge for access to the parking area.
Services for people with reduced mobility
The airport is very accessible for special passengers; counting on adapted telephones and check-in counters, in addition to escalators for the up and down of the aircraft and spaces reserved for disabled people in parking. For better assistance, passengers must inform their airline about their particular needs at least 48 hours before the flight.