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

USH Airport Overview

ushuaia airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Ushuaia Airport.

What to Expect

The small terminal at Ushuaia Airport (code: USH) handles domestic and seasonal flights. Amenities include a restaurant, a souvenir shop, and a duty-free. Free WiFi helps pass the time.

Sleeping in Ushuaia Airport

This airport seems to close nightly, after the day’s last flight until 6:00 AM, so overnight stays may not be possible. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info, 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 website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ushuaia 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

As of this update, we could not confirm the airport’s hours of operation.  If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Ushuaia Airport, but the hotels in the city are only a 10+ minute drive away. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Ushuaia, search deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

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

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.

Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

The airport offers main and upper-level restaurants. There is a bar available landside. Hours are not known; however, there are no 24-hour restaurants available.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

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


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Free WiFi is available at Ushuaia Airport.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

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

Baby Care Facilities – A nursing room is available.

Baggage Trolley – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

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

Information Desk – Have any questions? Visit the airport information desk for assistance. Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall – Hours: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM.

Luggage Wrapping – Protect your bags from theft and damage by having them wrapped in plastic. Rates: unknown.

Pharmacy – A drugstore that sells various items is available. Locations and hours are unknown as of this update.

Ushuaia Airport is served by the following airlines: Aerolíneas Argentinas • DAP • LADE • LATAM.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are on-site: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Localiza.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis and remises (privately owned 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.