Since it covers an area of 40,000 square meters, the passenger terminal can receive up to 28 airplanes at the same time.
Porto Alegre Airport was the first one administered by Infraero since it has integrated check-in. Flexibility in the use of terminal facilities is one of the features of the service offered here.
Moreover, this is the first airport in Brazil with a shopping mall, where a range of shops can be found as well as a food court and three movie theatres.
About 174 airplanes of regular flights leave and arrive daily at this airport, in addition to all the direct flights from countries of South America. The first ones link Porto Alegre and the rest of the Brazilian capitals, the States of the south area and Sao Paulo.
The main airlines that operate in Salgado Filho International Airport are: Aerolíneas Argentinas, Air France (represented by Selltour) and American Airlines.
Also, BRA, British Airways (represented by Fly Tour), Gol, Lufthansa, Ocean Air - POA, TAM, TAP Air Portugal, Varig, Loja and Vasp.