BRAZIL | São Paulo | São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport


A ground handling facility at Guarulhos International Airport, supporting trips throughout Brazil

Andre Camargo

On behalf of our team,
welcome to Brazil!

Whether you’re here for pleasure or on business, you’ll want to learn more about Brazil’s exciting culture and what it has to offer visitors. We are here to help you have the best, most rewarding trip possible.

We tailor our services to your requirements and anticipate your needs. We want you to feel special and think of us first when looking for a local ground support provider. We work hard to overcome challenges and help ensure the success of your mission.

Our team is always ready and pleased to assist you in any matter. We can also support operations at more than 40 Brazilian airports.

I look forward to seeing you on your next trip.


Andre Camargo

Country Manager
Universal Aviation Brazil

Four different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Brazil

  • We operate ground support facilities at SBBR, SBEG, SBGL, SBGR, SBRF, and SDCO.
  • We have trained and uniformed agents stationed at SBSP.
  • We can send our agents to meet you at any destination.
  • We can help coordinate ground support for any location.


Ground support capabilities

Languages spoken Portuguese, Spanish, and English
Customs and immigration? Yes – located in main terminal
Contract fuel available? Yes
Conference rooms? No
Limousine service and car rental? Yes
Crew accommodation arrangements? Yes
Security arrangements? Yes
Maintenance? Yes
Direct ramp access? No
Computerized worldwide weather briefings? Yes
Baggage handling? Yes
Permit coordination? Yes
Lav service? Yes

Flight support

ACAS/TCAS II: Required for turbine engine aircraft with MTOW exceeding 5700 kg or more than 19 pax seats
ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:No restrictions
RNAV5/RNAV10 airspace:RNP-10 in the corridor between Europe and South America (EUR/SAM Corridor)
8.33 MHz channel spacing:Not required
Airport fire protection category:SBGR: 9


Directions to airport

Option 1:
Take Marginal Tietê Avenue towards the East district. At the end of Marginal Tietê, take Ayrton Senna Runway. Go through Ayrton Senna and take the exit marked "Airport" on the right, which will lead you to Hélio Smidt Runway. Continue until you see signs on your right showing the airport entrances.

Option 2:
Take Marginal Tietê Avenue towards the East district. Take Dutra Freeway (towards Rio de Janeiro) through its express lane on the left and and take the exit marked "Airport" on the right, which will lead you to Hélio Smidt Runway. Continue until you see signs on your right showing the airport entrances.

Directions to office

Our office is located in Terminal 01, Wing B – one floor above the departure floor (second floor). If using the elevators in the terminal, you will first see Santander Bank when you exit the elevator. Take the corridor on your left, and look for Room 77, across from the Puma Air office. There, another small corridor next to Room 77 which leads directly to our office.

Facility contact information

W.D.F. Servicos Aeroportuarios, Ltda.
Aeroporto International de Sao Paulo
Redovia Helio Smidt s/nº
TPS 2 – ASA B – Mezanino
Sala 128- Guarulhos
SP 07190-100

Location FAQ

Hours of operationMon – Fri 0001 – 2359
Sat – Sun 0600 – 2400 (24 hours on request)
Airport restrictions? Aircraft Parking is according to availability
Noise restrictions? No
Slots required? No
VIP passenger lounge? Yes – Third-party airline facilities are available.
VIP crew lounge?No
Air conditioning? Yes
Internet access/Wi-Fi? Yes
Digital newspapersNo
Refreshments? Yes
Flight-plan filing?Yes
Prayer room?Yes
VIP catering?Yes
Oxygen Service Available?Not available

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Contact Information

Contact details for Universal Aviation at SBGR
Contact detailLocation detail
Main office:São Paulo, Brazil
Other office(s):Brasília (SBBR)
Manaus (SBEG)
Rio de Janeiro (SBGL)
Sorocaba (SDCO)
Recife (SBRF)
Locations served:All of Brazil
Radio frequency:131.025 MHz
Operations manager:Marcia Taue
Phone:+55 11 24454777
+55 11 24454775
+55 11 20934848 (Administration office)
+1 (832) 646-4408 (US Nbr, during office hours only)
Mobile:+55 11 993998055 (Marcia Taue)
Contact us online:E-mail this location
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