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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.

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 Puerto Maldonado Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Puerto Maldonado Airport handles a few 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 airport guide below for location and access information.

Where to Sleep

This airport closes nightly, from 6:00PM until 6:00AM, so spending the night is not possible. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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.

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 (ie. Priority Pass). 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!

Passes  Manu VIP Lounge – Location: International Terminal, Airside. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge passes • Lounge membership programs. [ more lounge info ]

If sleeping in Puerto Maldonado Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Inotawa Lodge – (2 minutes from the airport) Free airport transfers are available upon request. » Check Rates
  • Tarantula Eco Hostel – (2 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers are available ($). » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Puerto Maldonado Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

WiFi is available at Puerto Maldonado Airport inside the Manu VIP Lounge. At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability elsewhere in the terminal. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. 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: 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, located near Check-in, or 1Break restaurant, located 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 traveling 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 at your arrival at the same airport in the Health post.

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 – Not available.

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

Showers – Not available.

The airport is open 6:00AM – 6:00PM.

As of February 2019, Puerto Maldonado airport is served by the following airlines: Lan • Star Peru • Taca.

Car Rentals

Car rentals are not available on site.

Hotel Shuttles

The main hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details and book in advance. Some hotels offer special rooms at the airport while you wait for the shuttle to arrive.

Taxis

Mototaxis (motor-tricycle taxis) are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2019-07-23

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.