• Free and up-to-date :)

    We are happy to help you plan your trip through our free and up-to-date airport transportation guides. Do you want to rent a car in the autumn/winter of 2022? Be aware, there is a rental car shortage at airports, check our partner's website for the best deals!

Arequipa Airport

General information

Arequipa Airport, also known as Alfredo Rodríguez Ballón Airport, is the third largest airport in Peru. The airport is close to the city and the deepest canyons in the world, namely Cotahuasi Canyon and Colca Canyon. Arequipa Airport is owned by Aeropuertos Andinos del Perú (AAP).


Where is Arequipa Airport situated?

The airport is located northwest of the city in the Cerro Colorado district.

How many terminals does Arequipa Airport have?

The airport consists of a two-storey terminal. Check-in desks 1 to 9 and the LATAM Airlines information desk can be found on the ground floor on the right-hand side. The Arrivals hall, shops, food and drink options can be found on the left. The security checkpoint and boarding gates 1 to 4 are located on the first floor of the terminal of Arequipa Airport.

Airport Map



The distance from Arequipa Airport to the centre of Arequipa is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Arequipa.

From AQP Airport to Arequipa City centre by Car
9 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Arequipa Airport by public transport. Visit the Arequipa Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Arequipa Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Arequipa is about PEN 25.-. Book your taxi at Arequipa Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From AQP Airport to Arequipa City centre by Taxi
9 km
30 min
PEN 25.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Arequipa Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Arequipa Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Arequipa Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Arequipa Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Arequipa Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Arequipa Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Arequipa Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • LATAM Airlines
  • Sky Airline
  • JetSMART
  • Viva Air


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Arequipa Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Ayli Apart Hotel, Arequipa

Situated in Arequipa, Ayli Apart Hotel features free WiFi, and guests can enjoy free bikes, a fitness centre and a bar.


Sonesta Hotel Arequipa, Arequipa

Sonesta Hotel Arequipa features a fitness centre and bar. This 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The hotel offers an Arequipeña´s kitchen At the hotel, each room has a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Hotels in Arequipa

Looking for the best hotels in Arequipa? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Palla Boutique Hotel, Arequipa

Palla Boutique Hotel offers rooms in Arequipa's historical city centre, only 200 metres from the main square. Free WiFi is available throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.


Casa Andina Premium Arequipa, Arequipa

Casa Andina Premium Arequipa in the center of the White City, is a unique18th-century colonial mansion made of volcanic stone. The traditionally decorated rooms are equipped with LCD TV and tea and coffee facilities.


Posada Nueva España, Arequipa

Located in the traditional neighbourhood of Yanahuara in Arequipa, Posada Nueva España offers accommodation in a colonial house from 1810, only a 12-minute walk from the city centre. Free WiFi is available in public areas.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Arequipa Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


City Tour With Demonstration & Tasting of Pisco Sour

With the city tour, you visit the most historic sites, see beautiful colonial architecture, admire churches, and explore residential neighborhoods. Enjoy a tasting of traditional Pisco Sour drink too.


From Arequipa: 2-Day Trekking Tour to Colca Canyon

Take a 2-day trekking tour to Colca Canyon and explore one of the largest canyons in the world. Have the option to finish the tour in Puno or Arequipa

Tour & transport

From Arequipa: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour with Transfer to Puno

Explore the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world, on this 2-day tour of the Andes mountains. Be amazed by the flight of the majestic condor, a sacred bird by Andean civilizations. End the tour in the city of Puno.


Have you visited Arequipa Airport lately? Be the first to write an airport review about Arequipa Airport. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

AirMundo.com offers free airport information through its own websites and partners. The use of this data is only permitted for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned. Use for commercial purposes requires permission from AirMundo.com, see the disclaimer.