Río Gallegos airport (RGL)

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Río Gallegos airport (RGL)

Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport, built in 1964, serves most of Santa Cruz province. It operates with several national destinations and international flights to Chile.

Official Website: aa2000.com.ar
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 230,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +54 2966 442 340 9400.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the northwest of the city of Río Gallegos.

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Car rental companies

Inside the terminal there are counters from the following companies:

Alamo (Tel +54 2966 1570 5132 / 1538 9120 / 423 990 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +54 2966 1550 6007 / 506 007 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +54 2966 436 717 - 9:00 am to 8:00 pm)


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What services does Río Gallegos airport (RGL) facilities include

The airport has public telephones and Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- In the main hall of the Departures area there is a coffee shop.
Shopping- There is a convenience store and a local goods shop in the Departures Hall.
Baggage- Luggage trolleys available. In case of missing baggage, contact the counter of the appropriate airline or the airport police (Tel +54 2966 442 031 ext. 777; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services-


Public and private transportation

Taxi - Cooperativa de Taxis (Tel +54 800 999 6434) has a cab reservation counter in the main hall of the Arrivals area. In addition, there is a remis service (VIP taxi) operated by Cooperativa de Remises (Tel +54 800 222 5958) in the same sector. Journey time to the city centre is approximately 15 minutes.


Parking services at Río Gallegos airport (RGL)

In front of the terminal building there is an outdoor parking lot for short and long stays. The first 15 minutes are free. Fees


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, adapted telephones and restrooms, and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to notify their airline about their needs in advance.