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Santiago Airport, or to give it its official title, Comodoro Arturo Marino Benitez International Airport, is Chile's main air hub and the longest non-stop destination for several European carriers. It's located 15kms northwest of downtown and hosts flights to Oceania, Europe and the Americas as well as regional and domestic routes.
Santiago Airport facilities
The large, modern passenger terminal offers excellent facilities, including lounges, a business centre, duty-paid and duty-free outlets, parking, a choice of restaurants, banking and ATMs and car hire in Santiago Airport, easily arranged online. There's also a hotel on the complex and expressway ground transportation to the city is by bus or taxi.
Santiago Airport excursions
Set in a valley at the feet or snow-covered peaks, Santiago is a historic city with many grand heritage buildings, museums and other sites of interest as well as a diverse, cosmopolitan culture, great restaurants and nightlife and excellent shopping facilities. Many lush, landscaped parks offer relief from the crowded city streets and wineries lie to its west, with ski resorts to its east accessible with car hire in Santiago Airport.
Best time to visit
Hot, dry summers from November to March see highs of up to 35?C, and the wet, cool and humid winters from June to August see lows averaging 5?C. Heavy rainfall is typical of the cooler months, with the summer season arid in comparison. Santiago sits in a watershed area, with the coastal mountains causing high fluctuations between day and nighttime temperatures and pollution is heavy in winter due to thermal inversion.
Car rental in Santiago Airport
Free-flowing expressways connect the many districts of the city, with roads in general in good condition and adapted to the huge number of privately-owned cars. Drivers, on the other hand, tend to ignore speed limits, road rules and pedestrians. For the lowest car rental rates, it's best to compare car hire quotes online before booking.