Airports in Santiago

Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (SCL)


Santiago International Airport's longer name is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport. It is located in Pudahuel, which is a short drive from downtown Santiago, Chile.

Santiago International is one of the largest air hubs in Latin America and the busiest airport in Chile. It has a single terminal building which provides everything travellers might need.


The airport is situated nine miles (15km) northwest 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 -3 (GMT -4 from spring to autumn).

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

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