Venue and Travel Information
Please check the travel assistance page for important information and updates for making your departure to Florianópolis (and return journey) as smooth as possible.
The Hercílio Luz International Airport (IATA: FLN, ICAO: SBFL) is the airport serving the city of Florianópolis and surroundings. The city is served by all major Brazilian airlines, and can be easily reached from several major international airports. Airline companies offering regular services to Florianópolis include:
- Austral Líneas Aéreas (Buenos Aires and Int'l connections)
- Aerolíneas Argentinas (Buenos Aires and Int'l connections)
- Avianca (Domestic flights and Int'l connections)
- TAM Airlines (Domestic flights and Int'l connections)
- Gol Airlines (Domestic flights, Buenos Aires, and Int'l connections)
- Azul Linhas Aéreas (Domestic flights and Int'l connections)
The map below shows an overview of direct and one-stop flight options to Florianópolis (green star in the map), departing from some of the major Brazilian (red spot) and International (blue spot) airports. A PDF file is also available for your convenience. Please note that the information contained below is not exhaustive and subject to updates. You are advised to consult your travel agent for further information.
You may click on a route in the list (line linking two cities in the map) to see the airline companies that serve it. You may also click on a city to check which flight options to Florianópolis are available, and respective connections. For the sake of legibility, you may opt to show/hide layers (full screen mode is advisable), to highlight flights from some major Brazilian airports only.
Further information about travel options to Florianópolis (among other useful information) can be found at WikiTravel.
From Airport to Conference Venue
The conference venue is located about 37km away from Hercílio Luz Int'l Airport (see map below). The Oceania Convention Center address is Rua dos Mariscos 550, Ingleses district, Florianópolis, Zip code 88058-090. For a more accurate location of the conference venue on online map services, please consider searching for "Oceania Park Hotel".
By TaxiTaxi fare from Hercilio Luz In'l Airport to Ingleses District is estimated (approximations only) to R$100 - R$120. The fare from Ingleses District back to the Airport is R$110 - R$135. Observe that fares may change depending on the time of the day, weekday (and traffic jams). For a reference, see http://j.mp/1YoykQC.
The following companies offer car rental at Hercilio Luz In'l Airport (please observe that this list is non-exhaustive):
- Avis Car Rental — Florianopolis Intl Airport (FLN)
- Hertz Car Rental — Florianopolis International Airport (FLN)
- Localiza Rent a Car — Florianopolis Int. Airport
- Unidas Rent a Car — Aeroporto de Florianopolis
- Movida — Florianópolis Aeroporto (Externo)
Oceania Convention Center
SIGCOMM 2016 conference will be hosted at the Oceania Convention Center. It is located very close to Praia dos Ingleses, one of the most famous beaches in the northern region of Florianópolis. The surroundings have plenty of hotels, restaurants, and other conveniences for business and tourist visitors.