El Calafate airport (FTE)

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

Comandante Armando Tola International Airport, opened on November 17, 2000, is one of the most modern in the country and is situated next to Los Glaciares National Park, a site of growing international tourist interest. It operates mostly domestic destinations and international flights to Brazil.

Official Website: aeropuertoelcalafate.com

Number of Terminals - 1 -

Annual passenger traffic: 722,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +54 2902 491 220 / 229 / 230.

 Location

The airport is located 16 km (10 miles) northeast of the city of El Calafate.

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What services does El Calafate airport (FTE) facilities include

The airport has an ATM and Wi-Fi access free of charge.

Food and Drinks

There is a coffee shop in the public area and the Departures Hall.

Shopping

Convenience store, souvenirs, handicrafts, chocolates.

Baggage

Luggage trolleys available. In case of missing luggage, contact the corresponding airline counter or the Airport Security Police.

Other Services

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Accommodation near El Calafate airport (FTE)

Several options can be found in the city center, among them:

Alto Calafate Hotel (13.8 km/8.6 miles)
Tierra de Glaciares Aparts Cabañas (13.8 km/8.6 miles)
Todos Los Glaciares (14.4 km/8.9 miles)
Terraza Coirones Hotel (14.4 km/8.9 miles)
Design Suites Calafate (14.6 km/9.1 miles)
 

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Car rental agencies

The car rental companies present within the terminal are:

  1. Alamo (Tel +54 2902 491 398 - Tuesday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  2. Budget (Tel +54 2902 492 829 / 0 810 999 2834 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  3. Chalten Travel (Tel +54 11 5199 0476 / 5942 1552 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  4. Dubrovnik (Tel +54 2902 496 222)
  5. Europcar (Tel +54 2902 488 254 - Monday from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  6. Hertz (Tel +54 2902 493 033 / 493 283 / 492 525 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  7. Localiza (Tel 0 800 999 2999 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  8. Rentacar.com.ar (Tel +54 2944 701 379)
  9. Sixt (Tel +54 2966 709 666 - 7:00 am to 8:00 pm)
 

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Parking services at El Calafate airport (FTE)

The parking lot is located in front of the terminal building and is subject to availability. Reservations are not available. Monthly passes are available for regular users.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are basic accessibility facilities, such as ramps and adapted restrooms. It is recommended that you contact your airline in advance in case you require any special assistance.

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Latest updates: December 29, 2023