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Salvador International Airport Code – Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães SSA

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE BA, 41520-970

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -12°-54'-31"S / -38°-19'-20"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: SBSV
Observation Time: 11/03/2021 10:08 am

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About Salvador International Airport Code – Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães

Salvador International Airport Code is SSA. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of Salvador city that the airport primarily serves. Its elevation above sea level is 20 meters.  

About Salvador International Airport (SSA)

Salvador International Airport Code (SSA Airport) is named after politician Luis Eduardo Maron Magalhães. It was originally called Dois de Julho International Airport until June 1998. The construction giant Vinci SA handles the operations of the airport completely, which has some of its facilities dedicated to the service of the Brazillian Air Force.  

Founded in 1925, Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA Airport) is nestled in the heart of an area spread across sand dunes and native vegetation. The airport flaunts a plush shopping mall with 11 jetways and a capacity to handle passenger traffic of more than 7 million. Its passenger traffic has been growing rapidly at an average of 14% every year.

Salvador International Airport (SSA) Runways

Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (SSA Airport) is serviced by two primary asphalt runways: 10/28 and 17/35.

These two runaways handle more than 81,000 aircraft operations annually. 

Salvador International Airport (SSA Airport) Terminal

The current terminal at Salvador Airport commenced operations way back in 2000. This plush facility has luxury lounges, multi-cuisine restaurants, and ATMs among other amenities. A shopping mall spread across an area of 69,400 meters square is one of the main attractions.

Nearest Airports to Salvador International Airport (SSA Airport)

  • Valenca Airport : 51.6 miles 
  • Feira De Santana Airport : 61.99 miles 
  • Itubera Airport : 79.63 miles 
  • Ipiau Airport : 126.3 miles
  • Jequie Airport : 134.4 miles

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Salvador International Airport (SSA Airport)

  • Abaete Aviacao
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Air Europa
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Gol Transportes Aereos
  • JetSmart
  • LATAM Brasil
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Voepass

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
10-28 9,859 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
17-35 4,987 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

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