Iguazú Airport will close temporarily from April 15

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The Puerto Iguazú International Airport, Argentina, will close temporarily from April 15 to May 14, 2018 -including both days- for modernization work on its infrastructure. For this reason, all persons wishing to arrive by plane to this part of Argentina should land at the Foz do Iguaçu International Airport in Brazil.

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The renovation works for this important airport, which receives close to 1 million passengers a year, include the expansion of the current surface that will increase from 8,000 m² to 15,000 m², and new sectors of check-in, boarding and arrival. Likewise, new self-check-in machines and a new free wi-fi service will be installed, and the number of gastronomic and commercial establishments will increase.

These improvements are an addition to the modernization works that began in 2017, such as the expansion of available parking spaces for cars at the airport, which went from 188 to 400 garages, including spaces for pregnant women and people with reduced mobility. A new control tower, 27 meters high, was also launched with 360 ° visual lenses.

Those who arrive at the Foz do Iguaçu International Airport must take into account the visa requirements for tourists, if applicable according to their nationality. In this link you will find all the information about it so that you can enter Brazil without problems.

All travelers are required to present their passport, except travelers who carry a National Identification Document of Brazil, a “Laissez-Passer” issued by the United Nations, a national identity card issued to citizens of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay; citizens of Argentina who carry a National Identity Document, travelers who carry a “Seaman Book” (Maritime Notebook), provided they are on duty, refugees and people without nationality or citizenship, citizens of Bhutan, the Central African Republic and Taipei China who carry a “Laissez Passer” issued by the Brazilian authorities and those travelers carrying a “Kinderausweis”, a German identity document that is issued to children under 15 years of age.


Temporary closure of Salta Airport

In addition to the Iguazú Airport, the Martín Miguel de Güemes Airport in Salta, Argentina, will also temporarily close from April 15 to May 6, 2018 -including both days- for maintenance work on the runway.

Due to this closure, the flights of Andes and Aerolíneas Argentinas will be transferred to the Gobernador Horacio Guzmán de Jujuy Airport. However, airlines that do not have an operating base in Jujuy, such as Amaszonas, Latam and Boa, will not operate during those 21 days.


Organize every detail of your trip to Iguazu and Salta, schedule your flights and make sure you have the corresponding documentation. Do not forget to add to your itinerary the best travel experiences in Argentina with the tours and activities of Argentina4u.

By: Daytours4u Content Team