Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini de Ezeiza Airport

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Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini de Ezeiza Airport (EZE) Guide

General Information

Airport Name:
Aeropuerto Internacional Ministro Pistarini de Ezeiza Airport
Airport Code:
The Airport is located at Ezeiza 35km (22 miles) southwest of Buenos Aires.
(0)11 5480 6111

Directions & Transportation

Taxi and Limousine Services: Municipal taxis, black and yellow cars are available outside the terminals at authorized taxi ranks to travel to either Buenos Aires or Ezieza. Chauffer services are available by Transfer Express and Manuel Tienda Leon between Ezieza and Buenos Aires, departing from both terminals. Manuel Tiende Leon provides a shuttle service from the airport. VIP Car provides luxury transport, available outside the Arrivals area of the terminals.
Buses run every thirty minutes and take about 45 minutes to reach Buenos Aires. There are several bus services to Buenos Aires and Ezeiza and surrounds. Bus No.502 runs to Ezeiza City, Bus No.394 runs to Monte Grande railway station and Camino de Cintura. Bus No.51 runs to Constitucion via Monte Grande. The local Bus No.86 runs between Plaza de Mayo, central Buenos Aires and the airport. Fares are cheap, $4 for a seat or $1.35 standing, de sure to have small change as the ticket machine does not take notes. This is a slow trip and can be inconvenient with lots of bulky luggage clogging the bus.
There are several options available to travellers arriving or leaving the airport by public transport.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
There is an information help desk located on the ground floor of Terminal A and is staffed from 8.30am to 7.30pm, daily and can also be reached by telephone on (0)11 5480 6111. Customer Services personnel, easily recognized in their red jackets, are available throughout the airport to provide information to passengers and to assist disabled passengers. Tourist information offices are located in Terminal A Arrivals as well as in the baggage reclaim hall in Terminal B Arrivals.
The Left-Luggage Service is located next to the information desk on the lower level of Terminal A and in Departures in Terminal A. Lockers are available in Terminal A Arrivals. Trolleys are available for a fee. Baggage wrapping services are available throughout the Terminals. Lost property is handled by the National Aeronautical Police.
There is a 24 hour bank in the Arrivals area of Terminal A and several Bureuax de Change in terminals A & B on the upper level, and ATM?s in Terminal A on the lower level.
Showers are available for business class and club members only
More Services:
There is a Medical Service Centre in Terminal A and there are pharmacies in Terminals A & B. Internet access is available in telephone booths throughout the airport. A photocopy service is available in the Arrivals Terminal.
Eating & Drinking:
There are numerous eateries, cafeterias, coffee shops, bars, a deli and restaurants on the upper and lower levels throughout the terminals. Some of the places you can use are Flaps, Expresso, Sky Blue and Pizza Box.
Duty-free shopping is available in Terminal A Arrivals and in Departures of Terminal A & Baboons, magazines and newspapers are sold in shops in Terminal A. Gifts, jeweler and Argentine specialties are on both levels of the terminals. There are several pharmacies located in Terminals A & B.
Business Facilities:
The airport has VIP lounges on the upper levels in Terminals A & B Departures. These facilities are for business-class passengers and club members only. VIP members can use the check-in facilities, bar, relaxation room, TV and showers. Access to the Internet, telephone and fax is available. There is a VIP lounge in Terminal A Arrivals. Internet access is available in telephone booths throughout the airport. A photocopy service is available in the Arrivals Terminal.
Disabled Facilities:
The airport is completely accessible for the physically disabled. Parking is available for the disabled and assistance by Customer Services staff, recognized by the red jackets they wear. Lifts and ramps are located throughout the airport. Specially adapted bathrooms and toilets as well as telephones are available. Special telephones for the hearing impaired are also available.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
International airlines served are: Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, American Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Canadian Airlines, Cubana, Ecuatoriana, Iberia, KLM Airlines, LanChile, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Mexicana, South African Airways, Swissair, TransBrasil,United Airlines, Varig. National airlines are: Aerolineas Argentina, Austral, Andesmar, Dinar, LADE, LAER, LAPA, Pluna and Southern Winds.
Airport Taxes:
Departure tax on International flights is USD22 and national flights you pay USD6.
Activities near the Airport:
Travellers delayed at the airport can reach Buenos Aires in 45 minutes by bus or taxi, check-in your luggage and spend some quality time in this city where meandering is perhaps one of the best pastimes. La City ? city centre ? is a major shopping area and just beyond the elegant Avenida de Mayo to the south of the city is the popular Sunday Antique market, San Telmo. Just beyond that is the beautiful, wild Reserva Ecologica, a fabulous green space in Buenos Aires.