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 and Spain.
Official Website: dinac.gov.py
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas, Air Europa, Amaszonas, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Gol Linhas Aéreas, LATAM, Sol del Paraguay.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.2 million passengers went through it in 2017.
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.See Map
In the International Arrivals Hall there are counters from the following companies:
ALSA (Tel +595 21 646 222 / 971 203 720)
American Rent a Car (Tel +595 21 649 676 / 991 761 632)
Sudamerica Rent a Car (Tel +595 21 645 975 / 971 195 291)
Travel Rent a Car (Tel +595 21 645 666 / 983 237 187)
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau (24 hours a day), public telephones and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Gold lounge is located between gates 1 and 2, after the security and immigration controls, and opens 24 hours a day (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.
Shopping- After the security checkpoint there are duty-free shops and souvenir stands.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping service available inside the terminal. Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the airport information counter.
Bus - 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.
Taxi - There are cabs available 24 hours a day outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to downtown Asunción takes approximately 20 minutes and costs around USD18.00.
An outdoor area is situated opposite the terminal, where short- and long-term parking is available.
There are ramps and elevators, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Inform your airline about your needs before your arrival.
Latest updates: August 27, 2018