San Rafael airport (AFA)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Suboficial Ayudante Santiago Germano International Airport, opened in 1997, is the second busiest in the province of Mendoza. It operates direct flights to Aeroparque Buenos Aires.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.

Airlines: Aerolí­neas Argentinas (Tel 0 810 2228 6527 / WhatsApp +54 9 11 4940 4798 - Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm).

Annual passenger traffic: 55,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +54 11 3987 4150 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - TWITTER

Inside the terminal, there is a tourist office available during flight hours (Tel +54 2627 424 217).


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) north of San Rafael city center.

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What services does San Rafael airport (AFA) facilities include

The airport has free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

There is a coffee shop in the Arrivals and Departures Hall.



In case of loss or damage of checked baggage, contact the offices of the airline in question or the airport police (e-mail: [email protected]).

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Accommodation near San Rafael airport (AFA)

Several hotels are available in the city and its surroundings, among them:

El Pinar de la Caballeriza (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Cabañas Calderón II (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Cabañas 6 Olivos (1.6 km/1 mile)
Azalea Luxury Lodge (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Villa Ciruelos (1.7 km/1.1 miles)


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Public and private transportation


The service depends on the Municipality of San Rafael and the vehicles can be found in an exclusive dock at the exit of the terminal. Travel time to the city center is 15 minutes. More information: Tel +54 260 442 0200 / 443 6363.


Car rental agencies

Rentacar Sur (Tel +54 260 442 4623 / 154 661 203) offers car rental services from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.


Parking services at San Rafael airport (AFA)

The car park, located in front of the terminal building, is uncovered. Spaces are subject to availability and the first 15 minutes are free of charge.

Passengers with disabilities are exempt from paying the fee. This benefit can only be obtained if the vehicle has the International Symbol of Access (ISA) fixed or mobile (they must not coexist) and if the disabled person is present.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps, reserved parking spaces, telephones and adapted toilets. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to arrival.


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Latest updates: January 02, 2024