Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo International Airport, opened on October 12, 1986, is the busiest in the northwest region of Argentina and concentrates the air traffic in Tucumán province. It operates with domestic flights to different destinations in the country and with international flights to some countries in South America.
Official Website: aa2000.com.ar
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 940,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +54 381 426 5072.
The airport is located 9 km (6 miles) to the east of San Miguel de Tucumán.See Map
There are car rental desks in the Arrivals and Departures Hall.
Alamo (Tel +54 11 4811 9993 / 810 999 2526 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +54 381 426 7777 - 7:30 am to 9:00 pm)
Cooperativa Tte. Benjamín Matienzo (Tel +54 381 154 983 578)
Hertz (Tel +54 381 426 4112 / 810 222 4378 - Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +54 381 156 890 078 / 800 999 2999 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
The Aeropuertos VIP Club lounge is located in front of gates 1 and 2 and opens from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it has TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, drinks (accessible with Priority Pass, DragonPass or VIP Club membership, or by paying at the door - USD36.00).
Food and Drinks- Coffee shop on the ground floor, in the Arrivals and Departures Hall.
Shopping- Options include a convenience store in the public area, shops selling snacks and beverages, handicrafts, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Contact the offices of the corresponding airline or the airport police (Tel +54 381 426 1122 ext. 777 - available around the clock) for any problems with registered luggage.
Bus - Line 121 travels from the airport to the city centre, also stopping at Alderete, Avellaneda Avenue, the bus station and Bolívar Street. Buses depart from outside the terminal access gate. More information: Tel +54 381 430 6754 / 6755.
Taxi - Cabs available in front of the terminal building. In the main hall there is a counter where you can request remises (VIP cabs) from Cooperativa Teniente Benjamín Matienzo (Tel +54 381 154 983 578). Travel time to the city centre is around 25 minutes.
There is an outdoor parking area for short and long stays, with spaces subject to availability. The first 15 minutes have no charge. Fees
Facilities include ramps, adapted telephones and toilets, and reserved parking spaces. Notify your airlines about your particular needs prior to your arrival.
Latest updates: June 21, 2020