San Juan airport (UAQ)

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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Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Airport, also known as Las Chacritas Airport and opened on February 25, 1981, serves San Juan province. It operates with domestic flights, mainly to Aeroparque Buenos Aires.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas (Tel +54 810 2228 6527 / 11 4340 7777/7800), Austral Líneas Aéreas (Tel +54 810 2228 6527 / 11 4340 7777/7800).
Annual passenger traffic: 210,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +54 264 425 4133.


The airport is located in the town of Las Chacritas, 15 km (9.5 miles) southeast from downtown San Juan.

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What services does San Juan airport (UAQ) facilities include

The airport has Wi-Fi access. The Aeropuertos VIP Club lounge is situated across from the boarding area and opens from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it provides TV, air conditioning, newspapers, magazines, computers, snacks, beverages, telephones, Wi-Fi (accessible with Priority Pass, DragonPass or VIP Club membership, or by paying at the door - USD36.00).

Food and Drinks- Two confectioneries located in the public area of the top floor and the Departures Hall, on the lower level.
Shopping- In the Departures area you can find a convenience store and a shop selling snacks and beverages.
Baggage- Trolleys available. In case of missing luggage, head to the desk of the appropriate airline or the airport police (Tel +54 264 425 1464 ext. 777 - available around the clock).
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Accommodation near San Juan airport (UAQ)

The enclosure does not have hotels. In the city centre and the surroundings there are several accommodations, among them:

Hotel Viñas del Sol (7.2 km/4.5 miles)
Hostel Trotamundos (9 km/5.6 miles)
El Cuarto de Huéspedes (9.1 km/5.7 miles)
Hotel América (9.3 km/5.8 miles)
Apart Hotel Veladero (9.3 km/5.8 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - There are vehicles operated by the government of San Juan, available outside the terminal access gate. More information: Tel +54 264 422 7694 / 423 1825. In addition, Remises Movimientos (Tel +54 264 427 2222) provides remis (VIP taxi) services, which can be hired at the counter located in the main hall of the Arrivals area. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

In the Arrivals Hall there are car rental desks from Avis (Tel +54 264 425 4433 - from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm).


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Parking services at San Juan airport (UAQ)

The airport's parking lot is found opposite the terminal building and offers outdoor spaces. The first 15 minutes of stay are free of charge. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Access ramps, adapted telephones and restrooms, and reserved parking spaces are available. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their needs at the time of their booking.

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Latest updates: August 13, 2019