Antofagasta Airport

Daily Car Hire Rates in Antofagasta Airport

  • Economy

    Peugeot 208
    5 |
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    5 |
    From € 36.97
  • Mini

    Chevrolet Spark
    4 |
    1 |
    3 |
    From € 43.79
  • Compact

    Peugeot 301
    5 |
    3 |
    4 |
    From € 53.81
  • Suv

    Hyundai Tucson
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 61.27
  • Standard

    Hyundai Elantra
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 66.89

*daily rates in Antofagasta Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Antofagasta Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • The airport is properly named Cerro Moreno International Airport.
  • It’s located 6 miles from the city centre.
  • Four airlines operate flights there.
  • Most flights are domestic but international flights arrive from Peru and El Salvador.
  • The airport is also the gateway for those exploring the Atacama Desert.

Antofagasta Airport Mini Guide

Where is Antofagasta Airport?
Antofagasta Airport or Cerro Moreno International Airport is situated 10 km north of the town of Antofagasta in Northern Chile.

Antofagasta Airport

How do I fly There?
From Chile, 8 cities fly into Antofagasta Airport and there are flights from Lima in Peru.

How do I get to the Town?
You can take a taxi into the town and uses minibuses to get around. However, hiring a car is a good idea as there is much to see outside the town – you can pick up your car from the terminal building. Take the route 1-CH from the airport to the town.

What Facilities Does the Airport Have?
It is a small regional airport with basic facilities.

Where can I Stay Nearby?
The Holiday Inn Express overlooks the seafront pier. It has modern rooms and you can use the swimming pool or gym. The hotel serves a free breakfast and there is a convenience store for snacks during the day. Shops and restaurants are close by. Its central location makes it an ideal base to explore the area.

I am There a few Days, What is There to Do?
Antofagasta is a port town and known as the ‘pearl of the north’ due to its economy and history. In the town you can see the Huanchaca Ruins and visit the Customs House and Museum to understand more about the town’s mining and maritime past.  Take a walk around the Barrio Historico and see the Plaza Colon and the clock tower, a small replica of Big Ben! If you want to shop, head for the Mall Plaza and take a look at Casino Enjoy Antofagasta.

Antofagastal Huanchaca Ruins

Out and About
Heading out towards the airport, you will see the Tropic of Capricorn Monument as you approach the Atacama Desert, the driest desert on earth. Look out for the Mano Del de Sierto, an unusual sculpture of a hand in the desert, that seems to welcome you to the town. Going north, you can visit the seaside town of Juan Lopez and take a boat trip out to the Monumento Natural la Portado – a natural arch way in the sea.

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There are many attractions in the city itself including an evening stroll along the seafront to watch the sunset but others head out of the city for the beach resort of Mejillones, 35 miles away.

The brave and adventurous hire jeeps or other four wheel drive vehicles and set off to explore the reaches of the Atacama Desert, the highest altitude desert in the world and also the driest. In places there, no rain has fallen for over five decades. Guided tours will show you how life still thrives in these extreme conditions.

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