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Santiago Airport Guide to Santiago de Chile Airport SCL

Santiago de Chile Airport (SCL)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about Santiago de Chile Airport: Flights (Departures, Arrivals), Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Santiago airport. Plan your travel to Pudahuel Airport with the information provided in this site.


The airport is located in Pudahuel, 15 km (9,3 miles) northwest of downtown Santiago, the capital city of Chile.


In 2017, Arturo Merino Benítez Airport (SCL) handled 21,426,871 passengers. It is planned a Master Plan to expand the airport and the project will allow the airport to handle 34 million passengers by year 2034 and 50 million by 2045.

Terminal Information + info

Santiago Airport has a Main Terminal Building, divided in 4 levels:


- Ground Floor: Baggage Claim, Arrivals, Duty Free Shop, Customs and Border Control, Transport Services, Parking Areas.


- First Floor: VIP lounges and Administrative offices.


- Second Floor: Departures, Check-in areas, Duty Free Shops, Restaurants, boarding halls and Gates.


- Third Floor: Restaurants, VIP Check-in areas (LATAM).


Present & Future

The new terminal is expected to be finished by 2020.

Facilities and Services

The terminal building hosts Bank offices and Currency Exchange (a branch of Banco Santander), Chilean Automobile Club, Telecommunication Companies , Pharmacy, Travel Agencies, Insurance (Mapfre, AIG-Interamericana), Police Station (Carabineros de Chile), Kindergarten, Medical Care, Chapel, among others.

Contact Information

Address: Pudahuel, Santiago de Chile, Región Metropolitana, CHILE
Phone: +56 2 2690 1752

Lost and Found: Phone: +56 2 690 1707

Transport + info

- Bus: Two different companies provide service from Santiago airport: TurBus Aeropuerto and Centropuerto. To get more information about the routes, ticket prices and hours, please, visit the More Info.


- Taxi: Santiago Airport has introduced a controlled route system known as “Vía Controlada” that provides taxi service. There are two different taxis:

- Black and Yellow: the regular ones. Run with a meter.

- Blue: the tourists ones. Taxis charges are fixed according and depending to the destination.

By taxi you can get within 45 minutes to downtown Santiago.

More information

- MiniBuses: Transfer Delfos and Transvip offer service 24h during all year.


- Car Rental: Different car rental agencies provide service from Santiago airport. Check here the different options.

Santiago airport in numbers

- Located 9.3 miles far northwest of downtown Santiago de Chile.

- Hub for LATAM and Sky Airline.

- Has a main passenger terminal with four levels.

- It is planned to built a new terminal and open it on 2020.

- The top five international destinations are: Buenos Aires, Lima, São Paulo, Bogotá, Miami.

- In 2017 SCL Airport handled 21,426,871 passengers.

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