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Puerto Maldonado Airport Guide

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

PEM Airport Overview

puerto maldonado airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Puerto Maldonado Padre Aldamiz International Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Puerto Maldonado Airport (code: PEM) handles several domestic routes. Facilities include a cafe, an eatery, and two souvenir shops. WiFi is available inside an airport lounge, which economy class passengers can pay to enter. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for location and access information.

Sleeping in Puerto Maldonado Airport

This airport closes nightly, from 6:00 PM until 6:00 AM, so staying the night is impossible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer a shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for locations, or read 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 website for current information.  For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Puerto Maldonado 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 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Puerto Maldonado Airport, but you will find more options in the town centre, which is only 10+ minutes away.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Puerto Maldonado, search for 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 purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and learn how to gain access with just an economy class ticket!

Manu VIP Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Puerto Maldonado Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

No dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones exist. 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. Fees may apply, so check your bank’s fee schedule and daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Banco Continental (BBVA) offers full-service banking and currency exchange in the airport.

Food & Drinks – Sandwiches, drinks, and snacks can be purchased from Cafe Altomayo near Check-in or 1Break restaurant in the boarding area. Hours are unknown.

Information Desk – An Information Counter is available. Hours and location: Unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Medical Services – Services are available for First-Aid, yellow fever vaccination and support of medical emergencies.

Do not forget to get vaccinated against yellow fever before travelling to Puerto Maldonado and carry your certificate; if you have not done so in your city of origin, you can be vaccinated free of charge upon your arrival at the same airport in the Health post.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we had no information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Shopping – Local crafts and alpaca products are available for purchase from two shops, located airside.

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 – WiFi is available at Puerto Maldonado Airport inside the Manu VIP Lounge. At the time of this update, we had no information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Puerto Maldonado Airport is served by the following airlines: Lan • Star Peru • Taca.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Car rentals are not available on-site.

Hotel Shuttles

At the time of this update, we could not find any hotels offering an airport shuttle.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Mototaxis (motor-tricycle 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.