Uyuni Airport is a small airport in the southwest of Bolivia, at a high altitude with. It has one terminal and one runway (4,000 metres). The airport was opened in 2011 by former president Evo Morales. Uyuni Airport is popular with tourists who want to visit Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt flat in the world. Before departure, Every traveller must pay an airport fee (Tasa de Aeropuerto) of 11 BOB at the information desk.
Where is Uyuni Airport situated?
The airport is located just northwest of Uyuni and can be reached by car via road 30 (Uyuni – Challapata).
How many terminals does Uyuni Airport have?
The Bolivian airport has a small terminal, consisting of two floors. All facilities are located on the ground floor, Departures is on the right and Arrivals on the left. After the security check you will enter a small area with only two boarding gates.
The distance from Uyuni Airport to the centre of Uyuni is 4 kilometres. By car, it takes 4 minutes to get to the centre of Uyuni.
From UYU Airport to Uyuni City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Uyuni Airport by public transport. Visit the Uyuni Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Uyuni Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Uyuni is about BOB 40.-. Book your taxi at Uyuni Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From UYU Airport to Uyuni City centre by Taxi
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Uyuni Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Uyuni Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Boliviana de Aviación
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Uyuni
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Things to do
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