Lima Jorge Chávez Airport
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).
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
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.
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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
- Viva Air
- Sky Airline
- American Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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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!
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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