Airports in Lima

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM)


As Peru's main airport for both domestic and international flights, Jorge Chavez International Airport handles millions of passengers each year. Recently voted Best Airport in South America at the World Airport Awards, the facility is clean and modern, with efficient processing times and friendly staff.

Conveniently located seven miles (11km) 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 10 miles (16km) northwest of Lima.

Getting to the city

Buses and minibuses service the city centre; their stops are outside the airport gates on Avenida Faucett. They travel to the city, stopping along the main avenues.


Local time is GMT -5.


Switchboard: +51 (1) 517 3100. Flight Information: +51 (1) 595 0666.

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

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