Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

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Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

Astor Piazzolla International Airport, built in 1978, serves the Atlantic Coast area, very busy with tourists, especially during the summer. It operates with several destinations inside the country and with international flights to Chile.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 300,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +54 223 478 5811. There is a tourist information office opposite the check-in counters.


The airport is located in the town of Camet, 7 km (4.5 miles) to the north of Mar del Plata.

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Car Rental Companies

There is a car rental desk from Annie Millet-Hertz (Tel +54 223 478 7324) in the Arrivals and Departures Hall, open from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.


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What services does Mar del Plata airport (MDQ) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access for a fee. The Aeropuertos VIP Club lounge is located to the right of the main hall, before the security control, and opens from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it offers TV, drinks, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, telephones (access with Priority Pass or VIP Club membership, or by paying at the door - USD36.00).

Food and Drinks- A restaurant is available in the main hall.
Shopping- Duty-free items in the International Departures Hall, convenience store in the public area, snacks and beverages, clothing and accessories, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the counter of the appropriate airline or to the airport police (Tel +54 223 470 2309 ext. 777).
Other Services- Medical clinic.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Public transport line 542 departs from the airport parking lot to the city centre, with stops at Parque Temático Aquasol, Barrio Camet, Barrio La Florida, Zona La Perla, Luro Avenue and Colón Square. More information: Tel +54 223 499 6470.

Taxi - The service is provided by the government of the city of Mar del Plata and ranks are located outside the terminal main gate. More information: Tel +54 223 499 6470. In addition, remises (VIP taxi) from Remiservis (Tel +54 223 478 2878 / 155 398 741) operate inside the enclosure. Journey time to the city centre is 40 minutes.


Parking services at Mar del Plata airport (MDQ)

Outdoor parking area opposite the terminal building, with spaces for short and long stays. Fees


Services for passengers with special needs

There are ramps, adapted restrooms and telephones, reserved parking spaces and personalized assistance services for disabled passengers.