South America Airports...
Find the top airports by country

 

Are you ready to do some South American tourism?...

If so, begin by bookmarking this page, because what you will find here is the list of the top South America airports for each of the twelve South American countries and South American capitals, plus the overseas administration of French Guiana.

Whether coming from Europe or USA, you will land and depart from one of the following international airports.


We have tried to compile as much data as possible for each South America airport: its location, nearby city, government and airport tax when applicable and their own websites for further info.

By the way, some of them are not available in English but in the country's official language (i.e. Portuguese in Brazil).

We've also included a link to see the airport's map.

You will need Google Earth installed in your computer for this, so go ahead and download the free edition of Google Earth maps by clicking here.

 

South America Airports:


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South America Airports: Argentina - Main Airports in Argentina.

  • Argentina Airport - Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE):

    Location: Aso known as Ezeiza , the airport is located 22 miles (35km) to the southwest of Buenos Aires, about 45 minutes from city center.
    See it on Google Earth
    Time: GMT -3
    Contacts: Tel: +54 (0)11 5480 6111
    Departure Tax: Airport tax: US$18 (international flights), US$8 (regional and Uruguay), $6.05 (domestic). Security tax: US$2.50 (international), $1 (domestic). Immigration tax (international flights): US$10
    Website: Aeropuertos Argentina 2000

      • Buenos Aires Airport - Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP):

        Location:The airport is located at Costanera Norte Av, 15 minutes from downtown Buenos Aires
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT -3
        Contact:+54 (0)11 5480 6111
        Departure Tax : Airport tax: US$18 (international flights), US$8 (regional and Uruguay), $6.05 (domestic). Security tax: US$2.50 (international), $1 (domestic). Immigration tax (international flights): US$10
        Website: Aeropuertos Argentina 2000

        See more Airports in Argentina.

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      South America Airports: Bolivia - Main Airports in Bolivia

      • Bolivia Airport - El Alto International Airport (LPB):

        Location: The airport is situated eight miles (14km) south west of La Paz.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT -4
        Contacts:Tel: +591 (2)215 7300
        Departure Tax: US$28 (international flights), Bs.15 (domestic).
        Website: Sabsa

        Visit more Airports in Bolivia.


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      South America Airports: Brazil - Main Airports in Brazil

      • Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport (BSB):

        Location: The airport is situated seven miles (11km) southwest of Brasilia.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT -2 (GMT -3 between the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in March).
        Contacts: Tel: +55 (0)61 364 9000.
        Departure Tax: US$12 to US$36 depending on category
        Website: www.infraero.gov.br

      • Galeão Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG):

        Location: The airport is located on Governor's Island, 12 miles (20km) north of Rio de Janeiro.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT -2 (GMT -3 between the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in March).
        Contacts: Tel: +55 21 3398 4106, 3398 4208 or 3398 5050.
        Departure Tax: US$12 to US$36 depending on category
        Website: www.infraero.gov.br

      • Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont Airport (SDU):

        Location: Praca Senador Salgado Filho s/n, CEP 20021-340 Rio de Janeiro
        See it on Google Earth
        Contacts: +55 (0)21 2102457
        Website: www.infraero.gov.br

      • Guarulhos International Airport (GRU):

        Location: The airport is located 16 miles (30km) northeast of São Paulo.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time:GMT -2 (GMT -3 between the third Sunday in October to the third Sunday in March).
        Contacts: Tel: +55 (0)11 6445 2945.Departure Tax: US$12 to US$36 depending on category
        Website: www.infraero.gov.br
      • São Paulo - Congonhas International Airport (CGH):

        Location: Av Washington Luiz s/n, Campo Belo, 8km from downtown São Paulo
        See it on Google Earth
        Contacts: +55 (0)11 50909000
        Website: www.infraero.gov.br

        See the top twenty list of Airports in Brazil.

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      South America Airports: Chile - Main Airports in Chile

      • Santiago - Aeropuerto Internacional Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL):

        Location: The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) north west of Santiago de Chile.
        See it on Google Earth
        Contacts: Tel: +56 (0)2 690 1752/3.
        Time: Local time is GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in October to the second Saturday in March).
        Departure Tax: International flights to distances less than 500 km, $4.992; international flights to distances more than 500 km, US$30 Website: www.aeropuertosantiago.cl

        See more Airports in Chile.

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      South America Airports: Colombia - Main Airports in Colombia

      • Colombia Airport - El Dorado International Airport (BOG):

        Location: The airport is located eight miles (13km) north west of the center of Bogota.
        See it on Google Earth
        Contacts: Tel: +57 (0)1 413 9500.
        Time: Local time is GMT -5
        Departure Tax: US$33; a revenue fee of US$23 is also payable by anyone staying longer than two months.
        Website: www.elnuevodorado.com

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      South America Airports: Ecuador - Main Airports in Ecuador

      • Quito Airport - Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO):

        Location: The new airport is located at Tababela, 25 km from Quito city center. It's operative since February 2013.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: Local time is GMT -5.
        Contacts: Tel: +(593-2) 294-4900
        Departure Tax: Airport tax: $2 (Domestic), $40.80 (International)
        Website: www.quitoairport.aero

      • Guayaquil Airport - Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE):

        Location:The airport is situated three miles (5km) north of Guayaquil city center on Avenue de las Américas
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT-5
        Contacts: Tel: +593 (0)4 228 2100
        Departure Tax: Airport tax: $2 (Domestic), $26 (International)
        Website: www.tagsa.aero.com

        See more Airports in Ecuador.

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      South America Airports: French Guiana - Main Airports in French Guiana


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      South America Airports: Guyana - Main Airports in Guyana

      • Guyana Airport - Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO):

        Location: The airport is located at Timehri, about 41 km south of Georgetown, the capital city of Guyana
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT +3
        Contacts: +592 2 612244, +592 2 613074
        Departure Tax:
        Website: www.cjairport-gy.com/

      • Kaieteur International Airport ( KIA):

        Location: The airport is located about 6km from Kaieteur Falls, in the Potaro-Siparuni region.
        See it on Google Earth

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      South America Airports: Paraguay - Main Airports in Paraguay

      • Paraguay Airport - Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU):

        Location: The airport is situated at Luque, a suburb of the capital Asunción, about 10 miles (16km) from the city centre
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT-4
        Contacts: Tel: +595 (0)21 22 012/4
        Departure Tax: US$18 (except transit passengers and children under two)
        Website: www.dinac.gov.py (Site in Spanish)

      Peru flag

      South America Airports: Peru - Main Airports in Peru

      • Peru Airport - Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM):

        Location: The airport is located 10 miles (16km) north west of Lima.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: Local time is GMT -5
        Contacts: Tel: +51 (1) 517 3100
        Departure Tax: US$30.25 or the equivalent in Soles (international flights)
        Website: www.lap.com.pe

        Find more Airports in Peru

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      South America Airports: Suriname - Main Airports in Suriname

      • Suriname Airport - Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (PBM):

        Location: Also known as Zanderij, the airport is located approximately 1 hour south of Paramaribo
        See it at Google Earth
        Time :GMT-3
        Contacts: Tel: 597-088-08302 Toll free:
        Website: (Reference) Suriname Airways

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      South America Airports: Uruguay - Main Airports in Uruguay

      • Uruguay Airport - Carrasco International Airport (MVD):

        Location: The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) to the east of central Montevideo in the suburb of Carrasco
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: GMT -3 (GMT -2 during daylight saving time)
        Contacts: Tel: +5982 604 0272
        Departure Tax: US$31on international departures and a tax of US$17 to Buenos Aires
        Website: www.aic.com.uy/

        See more Uruguay Airports.

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      South America Airports: Venezuela - Main Airports in Venezuela

      • Venezuela Airport - Simon Bolivar International Airport (CCS):

        Location: The airport is situated 12 miles (19km) north of Caracas.
        See it on Google Earth
        Time: Local time is GMT -4
        Contacts: Tel: +58 (0)212 303 1526
        Departure Tax: Government tax of Bs 37,632 and an airport tax of Bs 94,080 for all international flights
        Website: www.aeropuerto-maiquetia.com.ve

        See more Venezuela Airports.

      Et voila!...you are now acquainted with the top South America airports to check in and out when you are ready for your dreamed South America vacations.

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