Arica airport (ARI)

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.


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Chacalluta International Airport serves the XV Region of Arica and Parinacota, to the north of the country. It basically operates with domestic flights. After recent remodelling and extension, it is now considered one of the most modern in Chile.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: JetSmart (Tel +56 600 600 1311), LATAM (Tel +56 600 526 2000), Sky Airline (Tel +56 600 600 2828).
Annual passenger traffic: 820,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +56 58 221 3416. E-mail: [email protected]. General and tourist information centre in the central hall.


The airport is located 18 km (11.5 miles) to the north of the city of Arica.

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What services does Arica airport (ARI) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, plugs for electric devices, public telephones and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant and coffee shop on level 2.
Shopping- Souvenirs, regional goods, newspapers and magazines, duty-free articles.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Baby changing facilities.


Public and private transportation

Bus - At the exit from the terminal building there are mini-buses from Transfer Arica (Tel +56 9 8582 1493) travelling to and from the city.

Taxi - Cabs from Taxis Turismo (Tel +56 9 8491 8250) available outside the passenger terminal. The trip to downtown Arica takes approximately 25 minutes.


Car rental agencies

The following companies operate offices in the main hall:

Europcar (Tel +56 58 257 8510 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Mitta (Tel +56 58 221 9186)
West (Tel +56 9 5379 5685 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Arica airport (ARI)

There is a parking facility close to the terminal, with spaces for short and long stays and security staff around the clock. The first 10 minutes have no charge. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

The terminal building has elevators, adapted restrooms and proper access routes. Inform your airline or travel agent in advance about your particular needs.

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Latest updates: September 29, 2019