Passenger guide - Calama airport (CJC) 

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El Loa Airport serves the desert area of the II Region of Antofagasta. It mainly operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: cacsa.cl
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Airlines: JetSmart (Tel +56 600 600 1311), LATAM (Tel +56 9 817 4253), Sky Airline (Tel +56 55 225 5248).
Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +56 55 234 4897 / 231 6702. General and tourist information center in the main hall.

 

  Location

The airport is located 6 km (4 miles) to the south of the city of Calama.

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Companies present at the airport are:

Avis/Budget (Tel +56 998 274 085 / 55 256 3151 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm)
Econorent (Tel +56 972 159 376 - 6:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +56 55 257 8300 / 8170 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
First (Tel +56 55 259 4131 / 4132 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +56 55 231 5762 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Interrent (Tel +56 600 361 9090 - 11:00 am to 9:00 pm)
West (Tel +56 974 798 241 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)

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The airport has ATMs, public telephones and Wi-Fi access. The Salones VIP Pacific Club lounge is situated on the second floor, right after the security control, and opens Sundays through Fridays between 6:30 am and 11:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm; the maximum stay is 6 hours and it offers computers, refreshments, drinks, telephones, fax, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi (accessible with Priority Pass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - USD50.00).

Food and Drinks- There is a coffee shop and a restaurant on the first level.
Shopping- Souvenirs, handicrafts, jewellery, accessories, press, tobacco.
Baggage- Contact the offices of the corresponding airline regarding any problems with registered luggage.
Other Services- First aid clinic.

 
 

Bus - Transfer Pampa (Tel +56 9 5226 0722), Trans Licancabur (Tel +56 55 254 3426) and Transvip (Tel +56 2 2677 3000) operate mini-buses running to the city of Calama, San Pedro de Atacama, Santiago and Antofagasta. More information

Taxi - Authorized cabs are available outside the Arrivals Hall. The trip to downtown Calama takes 15 minutes and to San Pedro de Atacama around 70 min.

 
 

Some accommodations in the surroundings provide transfer services for their guests. Park Hotel Calama (Tel +56 55 271 5800), Hotel Hara Kara (Tel +56 55 234 4512), L&S Hotel (Tel +56 9 6776 9707), Tecno Fast Village (Tel +56 9 4092 7350), Hotel Jardines del Loa (Tel +56 55 292 2874), Hostal Villabri (Tel +56 55 283 4915), Suites del Sol Apart Hotel (Tel +56 9 6832 6533), Hostal914 (Tel +56 9 6670 0434), Oasis Eco Hotel (Tel +56 55 253 0603), AltoCalama HostalSuite (Tel +56 9 8309 2671).

 
 

There is an outdoor parking area close to the terminal. Payment can be made at the information counter or an automatic station inside the building. Fees

 
 

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline about their particular needs prior to their flight.

 
 
Latest updates: August, 07, 2018
 
 
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