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POA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: POA / SBPA
Airport Names:
  1. Salgado Filho International Airport
  2. Aeroporto Internacional Salgado Filho
Location: Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
GPS Coordinates: 29°59'38"S by 51°10'15"W
Area Served: Porto Alegre
Operator/Owner: Infraero
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 11 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Salgado Filho International Airport (POA):

  • People mover connects the International Airport to the Porto Alegre Metro Airport Station since August 10, 2013.
  • The closest airport to Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) is Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport (CCM), which is located 137 miles (221 kilometers) NE of POA.
  • In 1953 the old terminal was incorporated into the maintenance facilities of Varig, a new passenger terminal was opened, and runways were paved.
  • On October 12, 1951, São João Federal Airport was renamed Salgado Filho Airport, after the Senator and Minister who died the year before on a crash involving a SAVAG aircraft that departed from Porto Alegre.
  • In addition to being known as "Salgado Filho International Airport", another name for POA is "Aeroporto Internacional Salgado Filho".
  • The furthest airport from Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) is Yakushima Airport (KUM), which is nearly antipodal to Salgado Filho International Airport (meaning Salgado Filho International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Yakushima Airport), and is located 12,324 miles (19,834 kilometers) away in Yakushima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
  • Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Salgado Filho International Airport's relatively low elevation of 11 feet, planes can take off or land at Salgado Filho International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.

Map of Nearest Airports from Salgado Filho International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Salgado Filho International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1137.09 miles (220.63 km) NEDiomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport (CCM)Criciúma, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport on a map Set CCM as destination Airport Get more information about Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport
2137.45 miles (221.21 km) SSWPelotas International Airport (PET)Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Pelotas International Airport on a map Set PET as destination Airport Get more information about Pelotas International Airport
3139.56 miles (224.60 km) NNWLauro Kurtz Airport (PFB)Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Lauro Kurtz Airport on a map Set PFB as destination Airport Get more information about Lauro Kurtz Airport
4152.34 miles (245.16 km) WSanta Maria Airport (RIA)Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set RIA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
5155.75 miles (250.66 km) SSWRio Grande Regional Airport (RIG)Rio Grande, BrazilView Rio Grande Regional Airport on a map Set RIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Grande Regional Airport
6162.01 miles (260.72 km) NNEAntônio Correia Pinto de Macedo Airport (LAJ)Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Antônio Correia Pinto de Macedo Airport on a map Set LAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Antônio Correia Pinto de Macedo Airport
7174.57 miles (280.95 km) NNWErechim Airport (ERM)Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Erechim Airport on a map Set ERM as destination Airport Get more information about Erechim Airport
8196.28 miles (315.88 km) NSanta Terezinha Municipal Airport (JCB)Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Santa Terezinha Municipal Airport on a map Set JCB as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Terezinha Municipal Airport
9196.50 miles (316.24 km) NWJoão Batista Bos Filho Airport (IJU)Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView João Batista Bos Filho Airport on a map Set IJU as destination Airport Get more information about João Batista Bos Filho Airport
10199.49 miles (321.04 km) WSWComandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport (BGX)Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport on a map Set BGX as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport
11201.58 miles (324.41 km) NNWOlavo Cecco Rigon Airport (CCI)Concórdia, Amazonas, BrazilView Olavo Cecco Rigon Airport on a map Set CCI as destination Airport Get more information about Olavo Cecco Rigon Airport
12206.86 miles (332.91 km) NÂngelo Ponzoni Municipal Airport (VIA)Videira, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Ângelo Ponzoni Municipal Airport on a map Set VIA as destination Airport Get more information about Ângelo Ponzoni Municipal Airport
13216.13 miles (347.82 km) WNWSepé Tiaraju Airport (GEL)Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Sepé Tiaraju Airport on a map Set GEL as destination Airport Get more information about Sepé Tiaraju Airport
14217.32 miles (349.75 km) NNWSerafin Enoss Bertaso Airport (XAP)Chapecó, BrazilView Serafin Enoss Bertaso Airport on a map Set XAP as destination Airport Get more information about Serafin Enoss Bertaso Airport
15221.83 miles (357.01 km) NCarlos Alberto da Costa Neves Airport (CFC)Caçador, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Carlos Alberto da Costa Neves Airport on a map Set CFC as destination Airport Get more information about Carlos Alberto da Costa Neves Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Salgado Filho International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Salgado Filho International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,324.19 miles (19,833.82 km) WNWYakushima Airport (KUM)Yakushima, Kagoshima Prefecture, JapanView Yakushima Airport on a map Set KUM as destination Airport Get more information about Yakushima Airport
212,316.37 miles (19,821.23 km) NNWAmami Airport (ASJ)Amami Island, JapanView Amami Airport on a map Set ASJ as destination Airport Get more information about Amami Airport
312,303.56 miles (19,800.62 km) NNWKikai Airport (KKX)Kikaiga Shima, Kikai-Shima Island, JapanView Kikai Airport on a map Set KKX as destination Airport Get more information about Kikai Airport
412,269.00 miles (19,744.99 km) NWKagoshima Airport (KOJ)Kagoshima, JapanView Kagoshima Airport on a map Set KOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kagoshima Airport
512,252.15 miles (19,717.87 km) NFukue Airport (FUJ)Gotō, Nagasaki, JapanView Fukue Airport on a map Set FUJ as destination Airport Get more information about Fukue Airport
612,234.24 miles (19,689.04 km) NWMiyazaki Airport (KMI)Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, JapanView Miyazaki Airport on a map Set KMI as destination Airport Get more information about Miyazaki Airport
712,224.96 miles (19,674.12 km) NNWNagasaki Airport (NGS)Nagasaki, JapanView Nagasaki Airport on a map Set NGS as destination Airport Get more information about Nagasaki Airport
812,206.87 miles (19,645.01 km) NNWKumamoto Airport (KMJ)Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture, JapanView Kumamoto Airport on a map Set KMJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kumamoto Airport
912,202.14 miles (19,637.40 km) NNWSaga Airport (HSG)Saga, Kyūshū, JapanView Saga Airport on a map Set HSG as destination Airport Get more information about Saga Airport
1012,202.06 miles (19,637.27 km) NNEIejima Airport (IEJ)Iejima, JapanView Iejima Airport on a map Set IEJ as destination Airport Get more information about Iejima Airport
1112,182.72 miles (19,606.13 km) NNEAguni Airport (AGJ)Aguni, JapanView Aguni Airport on a map Set AGJ as destination Airport Get more information about Aguni Airport
1212,177.01 miles (19,596.95 km) NNEKadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō (DNA)Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō on a map Set DNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō
1312,171.33 miles (19,587.81 km) NNWIki Airport (IKI)Iki, Iki Island, JapanView Iki Airport on a map Set IKI as destination Airport Get more information about Iki Airport
1412,171.05 miles (19,587.36 km) NNWFukuoka Airport (FUK)Fukuoka, JapanView Fukuoka Airport on a map Set FUK as destination Airport Get more information about Fukuoka Airport
1512,170.81 miles (19,586.97 km) NNEJeongseok / Jungseok Airport (JDG)Jeju province, South KoreaView Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport on a map Set JDG as destination Airport Get more information about Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport