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Widely considered as Chile's second airport, Carriel Sur International Airport is served by two of the best-known carriers in the country. Both LAN Airlines and Sky Airline provide valuable links to Santiago, while Sky Airline has services to Puerto Montt and Temuco. The airport is situated around six miles north of the city centre.
Concepcion Airport facilities
The original terminal building, which first opened in 1968, was replaced in 2000. The modern replacement features amenities such as a VIP lounge and tax-free shopping, while customs and immigration now provide efficient service to the international passengers that land here. Car hire in Concepcion Airport is housed in the new terminal.
Concepcion Airport excursions
Conception isn't a tourist city, focusing more on industry and education. However, there are a few things to see and do locally with car rental in Concepcion Airport. Visitors interested in scenic views could climb the Cerro Carocol mountain which overlooks the city. Farther afield, guests might prefer to drive out to Nahuelbuta National Park, a forested area that is popular with hikers and nature lovers alike.
Best time to visit
Conception's wet season lasts for five months from May to October, when the city receives more than 80 per cent of its annual rainfall. February is the warmest month and probably the best time to visit, with daily highs of around 22ºC. Summer temperatures above 30ºC are rare.
Car rental in Concepcion Airport
Well-prepared travellers can compare car hire at home while planning their trip to Conception. Local buses (micros) provide shared transportation along the city centre's main streets, but those travelling farther afield will find a private vehicle essential. Rush hours (07:00 to 09:00 and 17:00 to 20:00) in any Chilean city can be chaotic and are well worth avoiding.