Airports in Santiago
Santiago International Airport's longer name is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. It is located in Pudahuel, which is a brief drive from downtown Santiago, Chile.
Santiago International is the ninth largest air hub in Latin America and the busiest airport in Chile. It has a single terminal building with arrivals baggage reclaim on the ground floor, VIP lounges on the first floor, departures on the second floor, and dining options on the third floor.
The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) north west of Santiago.
Getting to the city
Several bus services leave regularly for the city centre. Official airport taxis are also available from outside international and domestic arrivals.
Local time is GMT ï¿½5 (GMT ï¿½4 from the second Sunday in October to the second Saturday in March).
Tel: +56 (0)2 690 1752/3.
Santiago International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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