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Santiago International Airport

Santiago International Airport, also known as Pudahuel Airport and its official name Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez), is the main airport serving the city of Santiago and Chile’s largest and busiest airport. It is the ninth busiest airport in Latin America and sixth busiest in South America in terms of passenger traffic.


Santiago International Airport is located in Pudahuel, 15 km (9¼ miles) north-west of downtown Santiago.

Two very detailed roadway maps to Santiago International Airport, one with public transport and one with vehicle transport details, can be found on the airport’s official directions web page.

Contact details

Santiago International Airport telephone information service:
(+56 2) 690 17 52 / 690 17 53

An online contact form can be found on their official contacts web page.

Official website:

Please note that the English version of the website contains some words, abbreviations and even whole sections in Spanish, which can cause confusion when browsing.

Facilities for disabled people

Unfortunately there is no web page with information on facilities for disabled people on Santiago International Airport’s website and there is no mention of any accessibility services or any other accessibility-related issue throughout their website.

Please contact your airline or travel agency in advance before visiting Santiago International Airport to make arrangements for wheelchair services or any other special service you might need.

Hotels near Santiago International Airport

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There are many hotels available which have specially adapted facilities and rooms for disabled guests. (The information is included in the “Hotel Facilities” section of each individual hotel.) Using’s user-friendly search box also enables you to specify a host of other options, such as your preferred chain, hotels of a particular character or style, and even what distance from the airport you require.

Airport transfers

Private wheelchair-accessible transfer services to and from Santiago hotels are available. Pricing starts at £17.86. (Unfortunately, shared transfers are not available at present.)

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