Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

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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Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

Astor Piazzolla International Airport, built in 1978, serves the Atlantic Coast area, very busy with tourists, especially during the summer. It operates with several destinations inside the country.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 450,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +54 223 478 5811. There is a tourist information office opposite the check-in counters.


The airport is located in the town of Camet, 7 km (4.5 miles) to the north of Mar del Plata.

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What services does Mar del Plata airport (MDQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access for a fee. The Aeropuertos VIP Club lounge is located to the right of the main hall, near gate 1, and opens from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it offers TV, drinks, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones (access with DragonPass or VIP Club membership, or by paying at the door - USD36.00).

Food and Drinks- A coffee shop is available in the main hall.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the International Departures Hall, convenience store in the public area, snacks and beverages, clothing and accessories, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Secure luggage wrapping in the main hall. Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the counter of the appropriate airline or to the airport police (Tel +54 223 470 2309 ext. 777).
Other Services- Medical clinic.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Public transport line 542 departs from the airport parking lot to the city centre, with stops at Parque Temático Aquasol, Barrio Camet, Barrio La Florida, Zona La Perla, Luro Avenue and Colón Square. More information: Tel +54 223 499 6470.
On the other hand, Manuel Tienda León (Tel +54 223 473 3223 / 3232) offers private or shared transfers to Ezeiza airport.

Taxi - The service is provided by the government of the city of Mar del Plata and ranks are located outside the terminal main gate. More information: Tel +54 223 499 6470. In addition, remises (VIP taxi) from Remiservis (Tel +54 223 478 2878 / 155 398 741) operate inside the enclosure. Journey time to the city centre is 40 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks in the main hall.

Alamo (Tel +54 223 493 3461 / 495 2935 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +54 223 495 6737 / 155 277 335 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 7:45 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 1:45 pm)
Hertz (Tel +54 223 478 7324 / 810 222 4378 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

Outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building, with spaces for short and long stays. The first 15 minutes have no charge. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, reserved parking spaces and personalized assistance services for disabled passengers.

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Latest updates: June 21, 2020