Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Arica Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
ARI Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Arica Chacalluta International Airport.
What to Expect
Arica Airport (code: ARI) has a tiny terminal that serves a few regional destinations. Facilities are basic, with vending machines and a single eatery that operates on a very limited schedule. There is no WiFi.
Sleeping in Arica Airport
We currently have no sleep-related reviews from travellers who have used this airport. What we do know is that the operating hours may be limited to the flight schedule. Armrest-free seats are located on the ground floor. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. If you have some time to spare please write a review, send a tip or share photos to help future travellers.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Arica Airport Guide.
In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
If sleeping in Arica Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Diego de Almagro – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Chinchorro Suite Lodge – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- Andalucia Hotel – (20 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Arica Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.
Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Unavailable.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Arica airport is served by the following airlines: LAN • Sky Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Taxis are available. At the time of this update, approximate fare to Arica city center is PEN$14,000 (or PEN$5,000 in a shared taxi) and Tacna (Peru) city center is PEN$40,000.
The following companies offer onsite car rental services: Hertz and Europcar.
Last updated: 2020-10-23
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.