Airport codes São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

SAO

World Area Code

316

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

-23°-37'-33"S / -46°-39'-22"W

Decimal

-23.62611, -46.65639

Altitude

2631ft / 801.93m

Magnetic variation

-19.515 degrees

About São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

São Paulo–Congonhas Airport (CGH) is located in the municipality of São Paulo in Brazil, Americas. It's one of the bigger airports in Brazil based in the region São Paulo. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

A startling fact is that the airport is at a very high altitude.

Runway information

CGH has 2 runways with a total length of 11,073 ft, which are all lighted.

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

Geographic data

Municipality

São Paulo

Region

São Paulo

Country

Brazil

Continent

South America

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Other airports in São Paulo

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
SBMT N/A Campo de Marte Airport Medium airport São Paulo
SBGR GRU São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport Large airport São Paulo

Airline tickets

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Find your way around São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

How to get to São Paulo

There are several ways to get from São Paulo–Congonhas Airport to São Paulo and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to São Paulo. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to São Paulo is by Bus (21 minutes, R$ 4). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Taxi (15 minutes, R$ 40 - R$ 50).

Bus

Transport type
Distance
13.22 km
Duration
21 minutes
Price
R$ 4

Bus via Av. Vinte E Três De Maio

Transport type
Distance
11.91 km
Duration
33 minutes
Price
R$ 4

Bus via Av. Vinte E Três De Maio

Transport type
Distance
15.52 km
Duration
35 minutes
Price
R$ 4

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Transportation services

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Bus
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Rei do Taxi 24 horas
Taxi
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+55 11 94023-5935
Elite Rádio Taxi
Taxi
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+55 11 4067-5700
ABC Rádio Taxi
Taxi
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+55 11 2132-8000
Rádio Táxi Vermelho e Branco
Taxi
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+55 (11) 3146-4000
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Taxi
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+55 11 2101-3030
Coopertax
Taxi
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+55 11 2095-6000
Maxx Radio Taxi
Taxi
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+55 (11) 4330-7100
Elite Taxi
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+55 (11) 4066-3181

Car rental

Rent a car at CGH

Find a cheap rental car at São Paulo–Congonhas Airport to make the most out of your trip to Brazil. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at CGH lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Brazil quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in Brazil

Find a recreational vehicle near São Paulo–Congonhas Airport to make the most out of your trip to Brazil?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

Park your car at CGH

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at São Paulo–Congonhas Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at CGH can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near CGH is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by São Paulo–Congonhas Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in São Paulo

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Things to do in Brazil?

Find the best things to do in or nearby São Paulo–Congonhas Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Brazil? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby São Paulo. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in São Paulo

Do you want to visit São Paulo and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Brazil and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at CGH?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at São Paulo–Congonhas Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Brazil

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Brazil because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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CGH giftshop

Customized CGH gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to São Paulo–Congonhas Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

Check out the top 10 airport & aviation gifts.

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