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Lima Jorge Chávez Airport

General information

Lima Jorge Chávez Airport is located in Callao, the seaside city is home to the busiest airport and the largest port in Peru. About 1 million people live in Callao, after Lima (11 million in the metropolitan area) and Arequipa it is the largest city in Peru. The airport is named after the Peruvian aviation pioneer Jorge Chávez and has one large terminal. The airport serves as one of the hubs for the South American carriers LATAM Airlines and Avianca. In 2019, Lima Jorge Chávez Airport handled more than 25 million passengers.

If you want to visit the world famous Machu Picchu, you can fly to Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport.


Where is Lima Jorge Chávez Airport situated?

The airport is located just northwest of Lima, not far from the Pacific Ocean. In front of the airport is a busy street called Avenida Elmer Faucett.

How many terminals does Lima Jorge Chávez Airport have?

Lima Jorge Chávez Airport has one terminal with two floors, on the ground floor you will find from left to right International Arrivals (Door 1 to 5), the check-in desks (Door 6 to 9) and Domestic Arrivals (Door 10 to 13). The Departures hall, security check and boarding gates are located on the first floor of the terminal. Most shops, restaurants and bars can be found before the security check. After the security check, you will arrive at Domestic Departures (gates 1-16, 34-39) or International Departures (gates 17-33).

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The distance from Lima Jorge Chávez Airport to the centre of Lima is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Lima.

From LIM Airport to Lima City centre by Car
12 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Lima Jorge Chávez Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Lima Jorge Chávez Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Lima is about PEN 55.-. Book your taxi at Lima Jorge Chávez Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LIM Airport to Lima City centre by Taxi
12 km
30 min
PEN 55.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Lima Jorge Chávez Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Budget, Hertz, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) 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

Lima Jorge Chávez 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!

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At the airport

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

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Lima Jorge Chávez Airport?

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

  • LATAM Airlines
  • Avianca
  • Viva Air
  • Sky Airline
  • American Airlines


Hotels near the airport

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


Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima Airport, Lima

This 4-star hotel is conveniently located within Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport. It includes an on-site Spa Express. The Costa del Sol chain features hotels in the 7 most important cities in Perú.


Holiday Inn - Lima Airport, an IHG Hotel, Lima

Situated in Lima, just in front of the airport the exclusive Holiday Inn - Lima Airport features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, fitness centre and bar. This 4-star hotel offers concierge service and tour desk.


EL TUMI - Aeropuerto, Lima

EL TUMI - Aeropuerto has well-equipped accommodation featuring free WiFi in Lima, 9.3 km from Las Nazarenas Church and 10 km from San Martín Square. There is a shared bathroom with shower in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Hotels in Lima

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


Innside Lima Miraflores, Lima

Located in Lima, 1.1 km from Larcomar, Innside Lima Miraflores features an outdoor swimming pool. 5 km from Museum of the Nation, the hotel offers a fitness centre and a bar. The property provides a 24-hour front desk.


Miraflores Park, A Belmond Hotel, Lima, Lima

Miraflores Park, A Belmond Hotel, Lima features an outdoor pool, with panoramic ocean views, a spa and luxurious accommodation with marble bathrooms. It is situated in the Miraflores district of Lima, 100 metres from Beach Circuit Avenue.


Beraja Family Hostel, Lima

Featuring an on-site restaurant and located 1 km from Larcomar Shopping Centre, Beraja Family Hostel offers accommodations in Lima. Free Wi-Fi access is available and a daily complimentary breakfast is served.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Lima Jorge Chávez 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!


Lima: Magic Water Circuit with Dinner and Folklore Show

Visit an otherworldly water fountain complex at Magic Water Park in the city center. Prepare to be amazed by the shapes and colors of water.


From Lima: Full-Day Paracas and Huacachina Bus Tour

Take a day trip from Lima to the beach town of Paracas and the oasis of Huacachina with hotel transfers. Enjoy a boat tour of the Ballestas Islands, and feel the thrill of sandboarding in the desert.

Tour & transport

Palomino Islands: Swim with Sea Lions in the Pacific Ocean

Experience an unforgettable 4-hour journey to the Palomino Islands aboard a comfortable and safe yacht. Observe penguins and other seabirds along the coastline of this protected area. Jump into the water and bathe next to a colony of 1000s of sealions.


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