There are three airports in the Sao Paulo region.
São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU) is the main airport in Sao Paulo and the busiest in Brazil. Dozens of airlines fly into the airport, which also serves as a hub for TAM Airlines and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Flights are available to domestic destinations, other points in South America, North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
São Paulo/Congonhas Airport (CGH) is a domestic airport that serves as a hub for Gol Airlines, Pantanal Linhas Aéreas and TAM Airlines.
Viracopos–Campinas International Airport (VCP), which is the third-busiest airport in the region, is a hub for Azul Brazilian Airlines. The airport offers both international and domestic flights.
On a budget and hoping to find inexpensive airfares? You’re in luck. Gol Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines are two Brazilian low-cost carriers that fly into all three of Sao Paulo’s airports. Additionally, Chile’s Sky Airline flies from Santiago to GRU. Travelers may be able to get cheap fares to cities including Buenos Aires, Caracas and Orlando. Inexpensive flights may also be available to Azul Brazilian destinations including Brasilia, Recife and Rio de Janeiro.
When Brazilians take vacation, they travel far and wide.
Popular domestic destinations for Sao Paulo-area residents include Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador da Bahia.
Avianca Brazil, Azul Brazilian, Gol and TAM Airlines fly to Recife and Rio de Janeiro from GRU. Gol flies to Recife from CGH while Azul Brazil also flies there from VCP. Avianca Brazil, Azul Brazilian, Gol and TAM fly to Rio de Janeiro from CGH, and Azul Brazilian, Gol and TAM also fly there from VCP. Avianca Brazil, Azul Brazilian, Gol, Passaredo Linhas Aéreas and TAM fly to Salvador da Bahia from GRU. Gol and TAM fly to Salvador da Bahia from CGH, and Azul Brazilian and Gol fly there from VCP.
Favorite destinations outside Brazil include Buenos Aires, Cancún, Miami, New York and Orlando.