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Lima International

Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM)


As Peru's main airport for both domestic and international flights, Jorge Chavez International Airport handles millions of passengers every year. The facility is clean and modern, with efficient processing times and friendly staff.

Conveniently located seven miles (12km) from central Lima, Jorge Chavez International Airport serves as a hub for several South American airlines, and flights to Jorge Chavez International Airport are available from worldwide destinations including Paris, Madrid, Miami, Buenos Aires, Atlanta, Amsterdam, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Houston, Havana and Newark.


The airport is situated seven miles (12km) from Lima.

Getting to the city

Buses and minibuses service the city centre. Travellers will find their stops outside the airport gates. They travel to the city, stopping along the main avenues.


Local time is GMT -5.


Switchboard: +51 1 517 3100. Flight Information: +51 1 511 6055.

Car rental

Avis, Budget and Hertz offer services at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be pre-booked or found outside the airport terminals.


Facilities at the airport include banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office, a couple of restaurants, shops, left luggage and a tourist information desk. There are disabled facilities; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Parking is charged at PEN 7 per hour and PEN 49 per day, and is located across from the main terminal building.



Free wifi is avaliable for 15 minutes, after which visitors can pay for a premium service. The rates are 6 USD (2 hours), 10 USD (24 hours) and 12 USD (30 days).

Business Lounges

Several VIP lounges offer business services.

Lima International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.