Punta del Este airport (PDP)

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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Punta del Este International Airport, also known as Laguna del Sauce International Airport and opened on December 24, 1993, is an important air terminal in Uruguay, especially during the summer season. It operates with regular and seasonal flights to some countries in South America.

Official Website: puntadeleste.aero
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 50,000 passengers went through it in 2020.
Tel: +598 4255 9777. E-mail: [email protected]. There is an information desk inside the main hall.


The airport is located in the city of Piriápolis, in the Maldonado department, 20 km (13 miles) northwest from Punta del Este.

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What services does Punta del Este airport (PDP) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (commercial flights hours) and free Wi-Fi access. The Aeropuertos VIP Club lounge is located at the end of the pre-boarding area and opens from the first flight until the last, with a maximum stay of 3 hours; it provides air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, fax, TV, refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi (access with Aeropuertos VIP Club or Priority Pass membership, or by paying at the door - USD75.00).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops are available both before and after the security control.
Shopping- Duty-free articles in the Departures area, clothing, accessories, jewellery, books, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Trolleys available for free. Lost property should be accounted for at the desk of the corresponding airline or by calling Tel +598 4255 9777.
Other Services- Baby changing facilities.


Public and private transportation


There are direct bus and mini-bus services to the city operated by COT (Tel +598 2409 4949) that depart from a covered area outside the Arrivals Hall. More information


Ranks are located in a covered area of the Arrivals Hall and the reservation offices operate on weekdays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. More information: Tel +598 4255 9100 / 9868 0067 / 9277 2121 / 9990 8321. There are also vehicles from Remises Punta del Este (Tel +598 4244 1269 / 9941 3045). The trip to the city centre takes around 30 minutes.


Car rental agencies

In the Arrivals Hall, there are car rental offices from the following companies:

Alamo/National (Tel +598 4255 8922 / 9563 3653 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +598 4244 2020 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +598 9812 2020 - 24 hours a day)
Europcar (Tel +598 4255 9696 - 9:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +598 4255 9032 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
PuntaCar (Tel +598 4255 9299 / 4248 9444)
Sixt (Tel +598 2698 6171 / 9332 7005 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Punta del Este airport (PDP)

The enclosure has an uncovered parking lot in front of the terminal. The first 10 minutes of stay are free. Fees must be paid for at the counters situated inside the terminal. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities at the enclosure include ramps, escalators, lifts and adapted restrooms. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline before their arrival.

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Latest updates: March 02, 2022