Domestic Flights from Lima
Jorge Chavez International Airport is located in Callao, about 30 minutes by taxi from Miraflores. It is Peru’s main airport and sees the majority of the country’s international traffic, serving over 10 million passengers yearly.
Considered one of the most modern airports in Latin America, Jorge Chavez was chosen by SkyTrax Research as the Best Airport in South America in 2009. The airport houses shopping and restaurants, and has a hotel directly in front of the terminal area. Passenger services include tourist information, secure taxis, currency exchange and VIP rooms. The airport was designed with the handicapped in mind, and is equipped with elevators and accessible phones and bathrooms. Wheelchairs are available upon request from the airline check in counters.
After checking in with their airlines, passengers are required to pay an airport departure tax before moving on to the boarding areas. As of this writing, the tax for domestic flights is $5.84 US. It is suggested that travelers check with the airport ahead of time for any changes due to currency fluctuation.
There are currently 4 airlines that provide domestic service to 20 destinations from Jorge Chavez Airport.
For information on international travel to Peru, please visit International Flights to Peru.