Sleeping in Airports

Ushuaia Airport Guide

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

I had a very early flight and since it was so quiet, was able to sleep for about an hour. The staff were respectful of me lounging around and snoring loudly – snowshoecat

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Malvinas Argentinas Ushuaia International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny and fairly new single-terminal international airport with clean facilities and beautiful mountain views. Shopping and dining options are very basic and limited.
  • Free WiFi is is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.
  • Weather delays are common for this airport, especially during the winter.

Where to Sleep

  • Although no specific sleeping spot was mentioned, reviewers describe their overnight stay as pleasant and uneventful. The airport’s staff is friendly and accommodating to overnight guests. Write a review to help future travelers.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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.

Airport Lounges

As of this update, there are no pay-per-use lounges at this airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • La Posta Hostel Apart – (5 minutes from the airport) Private rooms and dorms available. No airport shuttle.The hostel suggests a taxi for $75 ARG each way. » Check Rates
  • Hosteria Via Rondine – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Ushuaia Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs, operated by Banco Provincia Tierra de Fuego, 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: Landside, Main Hall.

Baby Care Facilities – A nursing room is available.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free is available as well as a kiosk selling souvenirs, magazines, etc.

Food & Drinks – The airport offers restaurants on the main and upper level. There is a bar available landside. Hours are not known; however, there are no 24 hour restaurants available.

Information Desk – Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall – Hours: 06:00 AM – 09:00 PM.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – A reader (July 2018) reports charging stations with both power outlets and USB ports are available.

Pharmacy – Available.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 06:00 AM until the last flight.

Airlines

As of March 2018, Ushuaia airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolineas Argentinas • LATAM • LADE • DAP.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Avis and Hertz offer car rental services onsite, with mostly 4×4’s on offer.

Taxis

Taxis and remises (privately-owned taxis) are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

Last updated: 2018-10-29

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, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.