Rí­o Gallegos airport (RGL)

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.


 Passenger Guide

Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport, opened on December 14, 1972, serves most of the province of Santa Cruz. It is the southernmost airport in continental Argentina and is a base for air operations to Antarctica. It operates flights to several national destinations and international flights to Chile.

Official Website: aa2000.com.ar

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

Airlines: Aerolí­neas Argentinas (Tel 0 810 2228 6527 / WhatsApp +54 9 11 4940 4798 - Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm), LADE (Tel 0 810 810 5233).

Annual passenger traffic: 203,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +54 11 3987 4150 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - TWITTER


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

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What services does Rí­o Gallegos airport (RGL) facilities include

The airport has public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

A cafeteria is available in the main hall of the Departures area.


There is a convenience store and a regional products shop in the Departures Hall.


In case of lost luggage, contact the counter of the airline in question or the airport police during flight schedules (e-mail: [email protected]).

Other Services


Public and private transportation


The company Radiotaxi Glaciar (Tel +54 2966 426 200) has a reservation desk in the main area of the Arrivals Hall.

There is also a remise service (VIP cabs) provided by Cooperativa de Remises (Tel +54 2966 422 879) in the same area.

Travel time to downtown is approximately 15 minutes.

Further information


Car rental agencies

Inside the terminal, there are counters of the following companies:

  1. Avis (Tel +54 2966 1550 6007 / 506 007 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  2. Localiza (Tel +54 2966 436 717 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)

Parking services at Rí­o Gallegos airport (RGL)

An open-air parking lot is located in front of the terminal building for short and long stays. The first 15 minutes of your stay are free of charge.

Passengers with disabilities do not need to pay the fee. This benefit can only be obtained if the vehicle has a fixed or mobile International Symbol of Access (ISA) and if persons with disabilities are present.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

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


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Latest updates: January 02, 2024