La Rioja airport (IRJ)

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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La Rioja airport (IRJ)

Capitán Vicente Almandos Almonacid Airport, opened on October 11, 1948, serves La Rioja province. It basically operates with domestic flights.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.
Airlines: Austral Líneas Aéreas (Tel +54 810 2228 6527 / 11 4340 7777/7800).
Annual passenger traffic: 120,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +54 380 446 1919 / 2160.


The airport is located 6 km (4 miles) northeast from the city of La Rioja.

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What services does La Rioja airport (IRJ) facilities include

The airport has Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the main hall of the Arrivals and Departures area there is a bar.
Baggage- Trolleys available. In case of missing or damaged baggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airline or the airport police (Tel +54 380 443 9192 ext. 777; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services- Medical clinic.


Accommodation near La Rioja airport (IRJ)

The closest accommodations include:

Vincent Apart Hotel (6.5 km/4 miles)
Hotel Pucará (6.5 km/4 miles)
Hotel Avenida (6.6 km/4.1 miles)
Backpackers Hostel & Cocktails (6.7 km/4.2 miles)
Naindo Park Hotel (6.7 km/4.2 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Vehicles from Remisses La Rioja (Tel +54 380 442 6666) available outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to the city centre takes 15-20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

.There are no car rental agencies within the airport. Advance booking is recommended.


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Parking services at La Rioja airport (IRJ)

Opposite the terminal building there is an outdoor, free of charge parking lot.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are adapted toilets and telephones, ramps and elevators. Wheelchairs available by prior request from your airline.

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Latest updates: October 12, 2019