Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Iguazú 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.
IGR 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 Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport (code: IGR).
What to Expect
This airport is located on the Argentina side of the falls. For the Brazilian side, please visit our Foz do Iguaçu Airport Guide.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See the Airport Hotels section below for locations or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Iguazú 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. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
If sleeping in Iguazú Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- Gran Melia Iguazu – (15 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($). » Check Rates
- Hotel Orquideas Palace – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
- MyHotel Eco Lodge – (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Iguazú Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships
If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter the following lounge at Iguazu airport through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!
- Aeropuertos VIP Club – Location: Main Terminal, Airside, near Gate 1. Lounge Access: Lounge membership programs.
WiFi is available at Iguazú Airport inside the lounge. At the time of this update, we did not have information about WiFi elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Duty Free & Shopping – A jewelry store, newsstand, and a few souvenir/local crafts shops are available.
Food & Drinks – At the time of this update, we don’t know of any 24 hour food concessions at this airport. Tienda de Café is the only food option.
Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.
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 – Not available.
The airport is open 24 hours.
Iguazu airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas • Andes • Austral • Fly Bondi • LATAM.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The airport is not connected to the public transportation system.
The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Alamo • Avis • Argentina Rent-a-Car • Hertz • Wonder Rent a Car.
Taxis are readily available.
Last updated: 2021-10-20
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.