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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):

  • Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Salgado Filho International Airport", another name for POA is "Aeroporto Internacional Salgado Filho".
  • In 1932, needing a facility to use its aircraft with landing-gear which were replacing its seaplanes, Varig started using São João Airport as its operational base.
  • The International Airport of Porto Alegre is served by rail, taxi, and bus.
  • 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.
  • However, in order to cope with the increasing passenger traffic at the airport, on September 8, 2010 a decision was made to renovate Terminal 2 and bring it back into passenger use.

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 View satellite image of Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport 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 View satellite image of Pelotas International Airport 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 View satellite image of Lauro Kurtz Airport 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 View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport 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 View satellite image of Rio Grande Regional Airport 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 View satellite image of Antônio Correia Pinto de Macedo Airport 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 View satellite image of Erechim Airport 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 View satellite image of Santa Terezinha Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of João Batista Bos Filho Airport 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 View satellite image of Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport 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 View satellite image of Olavo Cecco Rigon Airport 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 View satellite image of Ângelo Ponzoni Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of Sepé Tiaraju Airport 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 View satellite image of Serafin Enoss Bertaso Airport 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 View satellite image of Carlos Alberto da Costa Neves Airport 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 View satellite image of Yakushima Airport 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 View satellite image of Amami Airport 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 View satellite image of Kikai Airport 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 View satellite image of Kagoshima Airport 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 View satellite image of Fukue Airport 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 View satellite image of Miyazaki Airport 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 View satellite image of Nagasaki Airport 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 View satellite image of Kumamoto Airport 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 View satellite image of Saga Airport 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 View satellite image of Iejima Airport 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 View satellite image of Aguni Airport 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 View satellite image of Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō 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 View satellite image of Iki Airport 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 View satellite image of Fukuoka Airport 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 View satellite image of Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport Set JDG as destination Airport Get more information about Jeongseok / Jungseok Airport