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Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport Code CGH

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE SP, 04626-911

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -23°-37'-33"S / -46°-39'-22"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: CGH
Observation Time: 10/03/2021 4:15 am

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About Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport Code

Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport code is CGH. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from its location at Vila Congonhas. Its elevation above sea level is 802 meters. 

About Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH)

Named after the property of the descendants–Vila Congonhas, Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH) is one of the most popular airports in Brazil. It is also regarded as one of the busiest airport facilities in Brazil by passenger traffic.

Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH) earns a reputation for its modern architecture. 

Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH) Terminal

The central part of the terminal has been undergoing a makeover since 2003 while maintaining the grandeur of its historical heritage. The current terminal of the airport is spread across an area of 554,718 square feet.

Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH) Runways

17R/35L 1,940m asphalt

17L/35 1,495m asphalt

These runways handle 217,254 aircraft operations along with 57,417 tonnes of cargo annually.

Nearest Airports to Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH)

Aruja Airport 41.46 km

Santos Airport 49.6   km

Viracopos Airport 84.54 km

Major Airlines Operating from Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH)

Azul Brazilian Airlines

Gol Transportes Aereos

LATAM Brasil

Voepass Linhas Aereas

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
17R-35L 6,365 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
17L-35R 4,708 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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