Country guides South & Central America
Airports in Chile
The airport is situated nine miles (15km) northwest of Santiago.
Santiago International (SCL)
LocationThe airport is situated nine miles (15km) northwest of Santiago.
Getting to the city
Several bus services leave regularly for the city centre. Official airport taxis are also available from outside international and domestic arrivals.
TimeLocal time is GMT -3 (GMT -4 from the second Saturday in May to the second Saturday in August).
International companies such as Avis, Budget, Mitta and Europcar are represented at the airport, as are several local companies.
There are taxi ranks located outside both the Domestic and International Arrivals areas.
Facilities at this well-equipped airport include business and internet centres, bureaux de change, banks and ATMs, duty-free shops as well as a variety of other retail stores, restaurants, cafes and bars, tourist information, travel agencies and hotel reservations.
Parking spaces are charged for in half hour increments; there are three different zones and expense varies according to proximity to the terminal building.