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São Paulo: São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport

São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport (since 2001, São Paulo/Guarulhos – Governor André Franco Montoro International Airport in full, or Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo/Guarulhos (Cumbica) Governador André Franco Montoro) serves the metropolitan area of Greater São Paulo and surrounding parts of southern Brazil. It’s the country’s largest airport in terms of passenger movements and, in fact, Latin America’s biggest too.


São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport is located in the Cumbica district of Guarulhos (its informal nickname locally is Cumbica International Airport), 25 km (15 miles) north-east of São Paulo city centre. It has its own motorway leading direct to it, the Rodovia Hélio Smidt.

An online map with the airport’s location pinned on it can be found here:
Google Maps: São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport

Contact details

Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo/Guarulhos
Rodovia Hélio Smidt s/nº Cumbica Guarulhos-SP

Tel: (+55) (11) 2445-2945
Fax: (+55) (11) 2445-3173

Official website: (Portuguese only)

Facilities for disabled people

Unfortunately there appears to be no information whatsoever concerning facilities at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport for passengers with disabilities. You are strongly advised to notify your airline or travel agent of your special needs well before flying – ideally at the time of booking your flight, and certainly at least 48 hours before you are due to fly.

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