Arequipa airport (AQP)

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Arequipa airport (AQP)

Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, opened on August 15, 1979, is one of the main air terminals in Peru and serves most of the south region of the country. It mainly operates with national flights.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm.
Airlines: Avianca, LATAM, LC Perú, Peruvian Airlines, Viva Air Perú.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +51 54 344 834. The information counter is found next to the Arrivals Hall and operates from Sunday to Thursday between 6:15 am and 9:45 pm, and from 12:00 pm to 9:45 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.


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

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Car rental companies

There is a car rental office from Hertz (Tel +51 959 923 511) inside the terminal, operating Mondays through Fridays between 7:00 am and 8:00 pm.


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What services does Arequipa airport (AQP) facilities include

The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureaus and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Sala Misti lounge is situated in the Domestic Departures Hall, on the first floor, and opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm; it offers air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, TV, snacks, drinks (access with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - USD18.00).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and a coffee shop on the first level.
Shopping- On both levels of the terminal you can find stores selling clothing, handicrafts, souvenirs, sweets, beverages, electronics, perfumes, accessories.
Baggage- In case of damaged or lost luggage, head to the offices of the appropriate airline or the general information desk (Tel +51 54 344 834).
Other Services- Pharmacy, first aid room.


Accommodation near Arequipa airport (AQP)

The enclosure does not have hotels, but some options in the vicinity provide transfer services. Hotel La Cuesta de Cayma (Tel +51 54 272 721), Hotel La Maison d'Elise (Tel +51 54 256 185), Hotel San Agustín Posada del Monasterio (Tel +51 1 203 2840), Hostal El Mirador (Tel +51 54 277 760), Hostal Qori (Tel +51 54 627 056), Villa Hermosa Hostel (Tel +51 959 745 889), Challapampa Apart Arequipa (Tel +51 958 996 256), Mistiko Hotel (Tel +51 54 273 787), Homestay Díaz Cuba (Tel +51 959 721 980), Hotel Casa Campo Suites & Convenciones (Tel +51 54 255 900).


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the terminal and there is an authorized taxi booth in the Arrivals Hall to make enquiries and reservations. A trip to the city centre has a cost of around USD8.00 and takes 30 minutes.


Parking services at Arequipa airport (AQP)

The parking area is located in front of the main building, is uncovered and operates between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm. It has permanent security staff, car wash services and mechanic help. Rates


Services for passengers with special needs

The enclosure has ramps, adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance should arrange the proper services with their airline.