Sleeping in Airports

Iquitos Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Iquitos 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.

If you are going to Iquitos I STRONGLY suggest you have somewhere other than the airport to stay! – Gae

IQT 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 Iquito’s Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport.

What to Expect

iquitos airport guideIquitos Airport (code: IQT) consists of a small, single-terminal set in the Amazon. Shopping and dining options are basic, but 24-hour dining is available.  WiFi is available to help pass the time.  Economy class travellers can pay to access an airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for location and rates.

Sleeping in Iquitos Airport

Although the seating in Arrivals Hall is more comfortable, overnight passengers will be restricted to certain areas of the airport. Try the upstairs area near the restaurant for peace, quiet and ample floor space. Have a sleeping bag or travel mat handy for added comfort while sleeping on the floor.  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.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Iquito 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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours. Airside is open according to the flight schedule.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Iquitos airport sounds like a nightmare, you are better off staying at a hotel in town.  Here are a few hotels with decent traveller ratings on Tripadvisor:

  • Central Bed & Breakfast – Airport transfer for a fee. » Check Rates
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Iquitos – No airport shuttle  » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Iquitos, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door, purchasing a lounge pass or 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!

  • Caral VIP Lounge – Location: Domestic Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Iquitos Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by BBVA, BCP, Global Net and Scotiabank. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, Main Hall.

Food & Drinks – Altomayo (24 hours) • Café d´Mundo

Information Desk – Location: Arrivals Hall – Hours: open 24 hours.

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.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

WiFi/Internet – Free WiFi is available at Iquitos Airport.

Iquitos airport is served by the following airlines: Cielos del Perú • Condor • LAN Perú • Star UP.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies can be found at the airport: Hertz • Avis • Localiza.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update we were able to find only one hotel offering airport shuttle service: Victoria Regia.  See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis and moto-taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.