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Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)

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Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)
AddressHélio Smidt Road, P.O Box 07190-100 Cumbica, Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil
Telephone(011) 6445 2945
(011) 2445 2945
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT -2 (Please note: daylight savings time may apply between certain dates - please check local sources)
LocationSao Paolo airport is located 25km (18 miles) northeast of São Paulo.
Airport codeGRU
Country dialling code55
Airport newsThe airport is presently undergoing a massive redevelopment, involving construction of a third runway, and development of a new Terminal 3, to be ready in time for Brazil's hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament. There are also plans to build an express rail link between São Paolo airport and the city.
Transfer between terminalsThe two terminals are situated close enough together for passengers to access them on foot.
Driving directionsTo reach the São Paolo airport, take either the Ayrton Senna or Presidente Dutra highways.
Car rentalAvis, Budget, Hertz, Interlocadora, Localiza, Locar Alpha, Movida and Unidas all have offices at the airport.
Public transport and taxisBus: the airport bus connects with Congonhas Domestic Airport and the city centre. There is also an executive city bus for which tickets should be purchased in advance on the Arrivals floor. Numerous regular service buses link GRU with various locations in São Paulo. There is also a shuttle minibus service which runs to the city centre (journey time: 30-50 minutes).
Taxi: prepaid radio taxis serve the terminals.
Car parkingLong and short-term parking is available outside the terminals at the São Paolo airport; payment offices are located in the Arrivals halls.
Information and help desksThere are tourist information desks (tel: (11) 2445 2380 or 4029) on the Arrivals floor of Terminals 1 and 2 and there are also two Infraero information counters in both terminals. Comunicação Social can help with specific enquiries (tel: (11) 2445 2256 or 2891).
Airport FacilitiesMoney and communications: banks with bureau de change facilities and ATMs are located at the airport. There is also a 24-hour post office in Terminal 1. Internet access is available.
Eating and drinking: restaurants selling refreshments are available in both terminals. 
there are shops in both terminals, including duty-free.
Luggage: trolleys are available. There is a left-luggage office, operated by Malex do Brasil and open 24 hours a day, in Arrivals.
Other facilities: first aid facilities and pharmacies are located in both terminals.
Conference and business facilitiesBusiness facilities (telephone, fax machines and computers) are available on the Departures floor of the administration building. As well as VIP lounges, there are two conference rooms that can each accommodate 80-100 people. Conference facilities are also offered at local hotels, including the São Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel (tel: (11) 2468 6999; www.marriott.com) and the Hotel Monaco Residence (tel: (11) 2463 7222; www.monacohoteis.com.br)
Disabled facilitiesFacilities for disabled travellers include ramped access and lifts, adapted toilets and telephones.
Airport hotelsHotel reservations can be made at the tourist information counters on the Arrivals floor of Terminals 1 and 2 (tel: (11) 2445 2380). A number of hotels are located near the airport.

São Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel
The São Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel is a five-minute drive from the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport and offers a shuttle service to and from the airport. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, a business centre, a swimming pool and fitness facilities.
Guarulhos, Av. Monteiro Lobato S/N
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tel: (11) 6468 6999
Web: www.marriott.com

Hotel Monaco Residence
The Hotel Monaco Residence is located five to 10 minutes away from the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. Hotel facilities include an on-site restaurant, 24-hour room service and a business centre.
Guarulhos, Rua Diogo Faria 137
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tel: (11) 6463 7222
Web: www.monacohoteis.com.br

Hilton São Paulo Morumbi
Hilton S ã o Paulo Morumbi is 35km (22 miles) from the São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport. The hotel has a range of business services, an airline desk, fitness room and on-site dining options.
Av. das Nacoes Unidas
12901 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tel: (11) 6845 0000
Web: www.hilton.com

Novotel Centre Norte
Novotel Centre Norte is located 18km (11 miles) from the São Paulo Guarulhos International Airport. The hotel has a range of sports facilities, on-site dining options and a business centre.
Avenida Zaki Narchi 500 2029000
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tel: (11) 2224 4000
Web: www.accorhotels.com.br

Ibis Guarulhos
Ibis Guarulhos is located 10km (6 miles) from the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The hotel has an on-site restaurant and conference space for up to 300 delegates.
Centro Guarulhos, R. General Osorio 19
Sao Paulo 07024000, Brazil
Tel: (11) 2463 5400
Web: www.accorhotels.com.br

Mercure Guarulhos
Mercure Guarulhos is located a few minutes from the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The hotel has on-site dining options, car parking spaces, a swimming pool and fitness facilities.
Av. Luiz Dumont Villares 400
Sao Paulo 2085000, Brazil
Tel: (11) 2475 9988
Web: www.accorhotels.com.br

Tivoli São Paulo Mofarrej Hotel
Tivoli São Paulo Mofarrej Hotel is located near central São Paulo and offers a range of dining options, spa facilities and conference and business services.
Jardim Paulista
Alameda Santos, 1437
São Paulo 01419-001, Brazil
Tel: (11) 3146 5900
Web: www.tivolihotels.com
Full airport nameSão Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport
CitySão Paulo
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