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Jorge Chávez International Airport

Airport information
IATALIM
ICAOSPIM
 Location of airport in Lima
Airport typePublic international
OperatorLima Airport Partners
LocationLima, Peru
Hub
*LAN Peru *TACA Peru *Peruvian Airlines *Star Peru *LC Busre
Elevation34 m (113 ft)
Statistics2010
Passengers(+) 10,281,369
Freight (tonnes)(+) 271,794

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Jorge Chávez International Airport , known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez in Spanish, is Peru's main international and domestic airport. It is located in Callao, 11 kilometers (7 mi) from the Historic Centre of Lima and 17 km (11 mi) from Miraflores. Callao is the port city now fully integrated with Lima, the nation's capital. In 2008, the airport handled 8,288,506 passengers and 98,733 aircraft movements. In 2009, the airport handled 8,786,973 passengers and 104,966 aircraft movements, which although small, was one of the fastest increases in the Americas. Between January and November 2010 the airport handled 9,361,846 passengers and by the end of 2010 the airport reached 10,278,493 passengers. For many years it was the hub for now defunct Aeroperú and Compañía de Aviación Faucett, one of the oldest airlines in Latin America. Now it serves as a hub for many aviation companies.


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