Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport EZE ('Aeropuerto Internacional de Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini') is Argentina’s most important airport, handling most of the country’s international flights. Buenos Aires City and its Province by the same name account for nearly 50 percent of Argentina's total population (Buenos Aires and its suburbs alone account for 10 million inhabitants). It is managed by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 (AA2000), which makes excellent passenger services their priority and has recently initiated free WiFi service at all Argentine airports.
EZE Airport is located in the City of Ezeiza, in the Province of Buenos Aires, and is 22 km southwest of the capital city of Buenos Aires, accessible via motorway AU1 (25 de Mayo - also known the Ricchieri Highway).
With two long runways and 9.8 million passengers in 2016, Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport is hub to Aerolineas Argentinas, LAN Argentina & SkyTeam members, and is also served by many international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.
- For international departures you are requested to arrive at the Airport 3 hours prior to scheduled flight.
- The new Holiday Inn Buenos Aires-Ezeiza Airport hotel (tel. 1 888 465 4329) - though not officially on-airport ground - is the closest hotel, situated at major highways, and offering many services aimed at the business traveler.
- Travelers heading to Patagonia: US News & World Report suggested to use Buenos Aires Ezeiza and from there take a 'hopper flight' to your specific Patagonia city.
The Integrated Main Terminal at Ezeisa Airport is divided into 'Terminals' A, B & C.
(The new terminal for smaller aircraft has separate access from Avenida Teniente Gen. Morillas (the Chivatos Industrial Sector).
Airport Security Police +54 11 4480-9590 / 9592 ; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit :psa.gov.ar
National Immigration +54 11 5480-9514, or visit (www) migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/
National Customs tel. 0800 999-2347 or +5411 4480-6486
The 24-hour Airport information line is (011) 5480 6111
The Tourist nformation desk is in both Terminals A B, Arrivals, and at baggage reclaim of Terminal B.
Current and future Airport developments: 'AeropuertosArgentina 2000' - the Airport's operator - wants to expand Ezeiza Airport gradually. It plans on a new 140,000 sq.meter international terminal, demolition of 50,000 sq.meters of current facility, as well as a new runway and control tower.