Asunción airport (ASU)

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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Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, opened in 1980, is the most important in Paraguay and serves the entire country. It operates with domestic and international flights within South America, Panama, the United States and Spain.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 310,000 passengers went through it in 2020.
Tel: +595 21 688 2000. Information desk in the International Arrivals Hall, available around the clock.


The airport is located in the city of Luque, 6 km (4 miles) northeast from Asunción.

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What services does Asunción airport (ASU) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (24 hours a day) and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Gold lounge is located between gates 1 and 2, after the security and immigration controls (temporarily closed; maximum stay: 3 hours); it has computers, refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, fax (accessible with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership).

Food and Drinks

Coffee shop open 24 hours a day in the restricted area.


After the security checkpoint, there are duty-free shops and souvenir stands.


Plastic wrapping service available inside the terminal. Inquiries about lost property should be directed to the airport information counter.

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Public and private transportation


The public service stops outside the enclosure and runs between 5:00 am and 8:00 pm. Line 30 from Vanguardia (Tel +595 21 642 369) departs every 10-20 minutes from Luque and reaches several destinations in Asunción. Branches blue and green connect the airport with the financial centre (Aviadores del Chaco Av.) and the historical centre of the capital. Journey time to the city centre is 40-50 min.


There are cabs available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals Hall. You can book a taxi in advance by calling the Asociación de Taxistas de Asunción (Tel +595 21 331 080). The trip to downtown Asunción takes approximately 20 minutes and costs around USD18.00.


Car rental agencies

In the International Arrivals Hall, there are counters from the following companies:

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +595 21 220 300 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +595 985 282 279 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +595 21 645 571 - 6:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +595 21 645 810 - 24 hours a day)
Sixt (Tel +595 21 607 269 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am, Sundays from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm)


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Parking services at Asunción airport (ASU)

A car park area is situated to the right of the terminal, where short- and long-term parking is available, with outdoor and covered spaces.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are ramps and elevators, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Inform your airline about your needs before your arrival.


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Latest updates: March 03, 2022