Punta Arenas airport (PUQ)

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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Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, opened in 1950, is the most important in the XII Region of Magallanes and one of the busiest in southern Chile. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations in Argentina.

Official Website: aeropuertosaustrales.cl

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 1.3 million passengers went through it in 2019.

Tel: +56 9 6705 5666. Information counter available around the clock in the main hall.


The airport is located 20 km (12.4 miles) to the north of the city of Punta Arenas.

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Public and private transportation


Vehicles available outside the Arrivals Hall. Journey time to the city centre is around 25 minutes.

Car rental agencies

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

  1. Avis (Tel +56 61 261 4381 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)
  2. Europcar (Tel +56 61 221 2293 - 8:00 am to 9:00 pm)
  3. Mitta (Tel +56 9 9909 9479 - 8:30 am to 10:00 pm)
  4. Recasur (Tel +56 61 236 3136 - Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm)
  5. Salfa (Tel +56 600 360 3200 - 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)

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Parking services at Punta Arenas airport (PUQ)

An outdoor parking lot is available opposite the terminal building, with spaces for short- and long-term stays. The first 10 minutes have no charge. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline before their arrival. You can also request assistance by contacting Tel +56 9 9858 2521, e-mail [email protected], or by filling the following ONLINE FORM.

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Latest updates: November 15, 2022