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Airports in Peru

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM)

Overview

As Peru's main airport for both domestic and international flights, Jorge Chavez International Airport handles more than nine million 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.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) northwest of Lima.

Getting to the city

Taxis can be found outside the international flights terminal. Buses and minibuses also service the city centre, but their stops are outside the airport gates on Avenida Faucett. They travel to the city, stopping along the main avenues. A recommended shuttle provider is Akatori which offers a 24 hour service (www.akatori.com).

Time

Local time is GMT -5.

Contacts

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

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Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ)

Location

The airport is located three miles (4km) from downtown Cuzco.

Getting to the city

Car rental is available at the airport.

Time

GMT-5

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

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