Ushuaia airport (USH)

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

Malvinas Argentinas International Airport, opened on November 27, 1995, serves the island of Tierra del Fuego and is the southernmost airport in the world. It operates domestic destinations around the country and international charter and seasonal flights to locations in Brazil and Chile. It is also used for Antarctic flights.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:00 am to 0:00 am.

Annual passenger traffic: 981,000 passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +54 2901 431 232 / 432 587

A tourist and passenger service office can be found in the Arrivals Hall, available from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm (Tel +54 2901 423 970).


The airport is located on the Ushuaia Peninsula, 5 km (3 miles) south of the city of the same name.

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What services does Ushuaia airport (USH) facilities include

The airport has an ATM, currency exchange (8:00 am to 8:00 pm), public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

There is a confectionery on the ground floor and a restaurant on the upper level.


Duty-free and convenience stores, souvenirs, handicrafts, jewelry, regional items, newspapers and magazines are available.


Heat-sealing service for suitcases and luggage trolleys. Inquiries about lost luggage should be made at the respective airline or airport police offices.

Other Services


Accommodation near Ushuaia airport (USH)

There are no hotels on the site, but several accommodations can be found in the center of the city.

B&B Cerro Krund (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Hosterí­a Oikos (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
La Posta Apart (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Vuelta al Mundo B&B (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Costa Ushuaia (2.4 km/1.5 miles)

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Public and private transportation


Outside the Arrivals Hall, there are regular vehicles of Asociación Propietarios de Taxis (Tel +54 2901 422 007) and remises (VIP cabs) operated by Remis Carlitos (Tel +54 2901 432 222 / 436 170). Travel time to the city center is 15 minutes.



Car rental agencies

The following companies have offices within the terminal:

  1. Avis (Tel +54 2901 430 629 / 1552 0000 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  2. Europcar (Tel +54 11 5613 2909 / 2901 425 182 - Monday from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  3. Hertz (Tel +54 2901 432 429 / 486 619 / 486 622 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
  4. Localiza (Tel +54 2901 437 780 / 480 377 - Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

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Parking services at Ushuaia airport (USH)

The parking area is located near the terminal and is free of charge (subject to availability).

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, adapted telephones and restrooms, and a dedicated parking lot in front of the terminal building. If you require special assistance, contact your airline prior to your arrival.


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Latest updates: December 22, 2023