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Salta Airport

General information

Salta Airport is the main airport in northwestern Argentina. It is a quiet airport consisting of two runways and a terminal. There are several ATMs on the ground floor, there is also a VIP lounge called Aeropuertos VipClub (Sala VIP).


Where is Salta Airport situated?

The airport is located southwest of the city and is easily accessible via Route 51 and the ‘Acceso A Aeropuerto’ road.

How many terminals does Salta Airport have?

Salta Airport has a well-arranged two-storey terminal. Upon entering you will find check-in desks 1 to 26 on the left and the Arrivals hall on the right. The Departures hall (Boarding area) is located on the first floor, before the security check there is a large café restaurant.

Airport Map



The distance from Salta Airport to the centre of Salta is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Salta.

From SLA Airport to Salta City centre by Car
12 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

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

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Salta 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 Salta Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Salta is about ARS 350.-. Book your taxi at Salta Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SLA Airport to Salta City centre by Taxi
12 km
25 min
ARS 350.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Salta Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz, Sixt 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

Salta 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 Salta Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Salta 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 Salta 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 Salta Airport?

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

  • JetSMART
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Flybondi


Hotels near the airport

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


Hotel Aybal, Salta

Just a 10-minute drive from Salta's main square, Hotel Aybal offers an outdoor pool surrounded by an extensive park. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout this hotel. All rooms at Aybal Hotel are equipped with air conditioning and satellite-cable...


Posada El Prado, Salta

Posada El Prado is located in Salta, and is a 5-minute drive from the Padre Ernesto Martearena Stadium. It offers rooms with private bathrooms, and has free on-site private parking. El Prado rooms have large windows and simple furnishings.


Casa de las NONAS, Salta

Casa de las NONAS, a property with a shared lounge, is set in Salta, 5.7 km from Salta Convention Center, 6 km from Padre Ernesto Martearena Stadium, as well as 9.2 km from Salta Town Hall.

Hotels in Salta

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


Villa Vicuña Hotel Boutique, Salta

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and comfortable rooms with air conditioning, Villa Vicuña offers a daily breakfast in Salta, 250 metres from the City Cathedral and historic circuit.


Hotel Salta, Salta

Boasting a spa, a gym and a swimming pool, Hotel Salta offers plush accommodation in central Salta, right in front of 9 de Julio Square. There is a restaurant with panoramic views, and free parking is provided.


Yunga Hostel, Salta

Featuring a garden with a swimming pool, Yunga Hostel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi in Las Heras, only 1.5 km from the city centre. Fully carpeted, rooms at Yunga Hostel are fitted with heating. Some of them have private bathrooms.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Salta 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!


From Salta: Day Trip to Cachi and the Calchaquí Valleys

Explore one of the most amazing mountain landscapes in northern Argentina. Admire the stunning valleys, gorges, and picturesque villages as you travel through the mountains. Climb the majestic Cuesta del Obispo and walk in the Los Cardones National Park.


Hornocal: Tour of the 14 Colors Mountain & Humahuaca´s Gorge

Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the world can be seen in one day on this excursion to Hornocal. Witness the stunning hill of 14-colors, the Humahuaca gorge, the Pucara de Tilcara and the 7-color hill in Purmamarca.

Tour & transport

From Salta: Cafayate, Humahuaca & Salinas Grandes 3-Day Tour

Explore the majestic landscapes of La Quebrada de las Conchas in Cafayate, the historic Quebrada de Humahuaca and the famous Salinas Grandes on this three-day excursion.


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