Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM)

(Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez)
Airport · Callao
Av. Elmer Faucett s/n, Callao, Callao, Peru
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
  • What you need to know
    "Only one scanner for all international departures?"(8 Tips)
    Katharine N.
    "Starbucks Wifi is free, but they changed the password."(6 Tips)
    Tom B.
    "Free wi-fi at gate 27 using the Telefonica network."(8 Tips)
    Lauren H.
    "upstairs in the VIP lounge for massage chairs"(5 Tips)
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  • Estevao R.
    If you are coming for an international flight be sure to grab something to eat before you get to the departure area... the prices are unbelievable! (U$ 5 for a bottle of water is the least of it!)
    Estevao Rizzo · January 5, 2015
  • Campbell R.
    To hire a car as you leave customs area and enter the spot for rental cars go to the CMV desk and order a car. They will go to all the major hotels and can charge it to the hotel. Great cars.
    Campbell Robertson · June 17, 2013
  • Carmen
    In the domestic flights section I could only get 10 minutes of free internet. The airport is nice and clean. The personnel is efficient. At the café you can get juices, quiche, coffee
    Carmen · April 12
  • Diana S.
    Snacks are slightly cheaper on the domestic gate side compared to international. However they only open the doors to connect the two portions at certain times of the day. Wifi is only free for 10mins.
    Diana S · August 30, 2015
  • steve a.
    Go to the Starbucks on the second floor before security and right at the food court. Their login and password is posted on the wall right behind the don't have to buy anything.juat ask.
    steve alsoknownas-P · March 19, 2014
  • Nathan R.
    No wifi anywhere in the airport, and the VIP lounges are $50USD per person for four hours. One of the bars has computers with internet access. Also, free shots of Pisco sour throughout airport.
    Nathan Robertson · August 26, 2014
  • Daniel G.
    Try Pikeos, a much better option than 4D. It has a much better service and It's usually not as full. The ambience is nice and the food is excellent! Beware that the portions are big.
    Daniel Griffin · October 8, 2014
  • Raúl R.
    free WiFi before boarding, the pass for the starbucks wifi on the 2nd floor is cafecab201 , any other pass posted on tips here, doesn't work anymore, if it's changed please post it here again :)
    Raúl Rengifo Diaz · October 26, 2011
  • Teramente
    #### WIFI #######*wifi del salón vip "peru2011", *StarBucks wifi SSID: RED-STB Password: moka2013, *Starbucks new wifi SSID: RED-STB Password: redstb2012, * Pronto Cafe wifi password is 'aeropuerto',
    Teramente · January 23, 2015
  • Dannel J.
    There are no gate announcements for departures/arrivals. There are screens placed throughout the terminal with departure information. You will hear this approximately 2 dozen times while you're here.
    Dannel Jurado · December 30, 2012
  • andres b.
    Pro tip: how to skip the emigration line for USD$7. If emigration line is long - grab a blank immigration form, fill out only the bottom part and go to the short "caja" lane, pay $7 'fine' and voila
    andres barreto · May 5, 2013
  • Gonzalo G.
    If you cannot call a taxi cab company by phone and you are not willing to pay the prices of the Remises within the airport, and you have to take Taxi Green, hire them in their kiosk and pay there.
    Gonzalo Gallegos · March 13, 2014
  • Foreign Office travel advice
    If you are entering Peru from Colombia (Leticia) by boat, you should ensure that your passport is stamped with a Peruvian entry stamp. This can be obtained at the Immigration Office in Santa Rosa Read more
  • Gerben D.
    Taxis at terminal charge you 30$ for a 5$ ride. Instead take a left when you leave terminal then follow path that turns right until you go through a gate. On Elmer Faucett are lots of taxis waiting!
    Gerben Dijkstra · December 16, 2013
  • Santi C.
    Best way to go downtown is getting outside the airport walking, and getting a cab outside. You can bargain your trip to the historic center and get it for 30 soles.
    Santi Caamaño · April 12, 2015
  • Jet Airways
    Monasterio de Santa Catalina: Occupying a whole block and guarded by imposing high walls, it is one of the most fascinating religious buildings in Peru and should not be missed!
    Jet Airways · June 19, 2014
  • Oscar T.
    Don't buy alcohol here if you are traveling to the US and have a layover in Panama, as that airport controls liquids at the gate (read: they want to sell you the alcohol themselves)
    Oscar Trelles · August 21, 2014
  • Cesar W.
    One of the best airports of the Region. Many good restaurants & stores, money exchange and ATM's. Soon they will provide free WI-FI.
    Cesar Wong · March 11, 2015
  • Will I.
    Nice airport, 1 of the best in South America. Although transport to and from the airport sux n is pretty expensive! Beware of d taxi fares! They try 2 cheat us tourists!
    Will Illoh · August 5, 2013
  • Yann L.
    Find the cheapest coffee in the airport at a vending machine hide behind the information desk between the mechanical stairs at the departure level (right next the arrival)
    Yann Lemaire · September 8, 2014
  • Sabino D.
    The taxis infront of the arrival door of international will charge you almost doble take a small walk to the national flights gate and taxis are much cheaper (60PEN) never street taxi
    Sabino Diaz · September 15, 2014
  • Dannel J.
    Sometime in 2012 they switched all of the previously free WiFi spots to use prepaid cards/accounts. You can use the WiFi network called 'Vex' if you purchase a card at the Britt Shops in the terminal
    Dannel Jurado · December 30, 2012
  • izzy d.
    LAN service is the WORST carrier... staff not friendly EVER... NO smiles by staff... the motto "customer always right" NEVER apply to LAN and its staff... WORST and DESPICABLE airline award to them...
    izzy delancy · June 3, 2013
  • Clifton S.
    Recommend that you coordinate a taxi with your hotel before you arrive. We had done this; however, there were over 100 taxis soliciting tourist as you exited customs.
    Clifton Salas · November 2, 2013
  • Irina P.
    It's the first international airport in my life where it's ABSOLUTELY IMPOSSIBLE to find socket and wi-fi point! Even in cafes and restaurants!
    Irina Popova · October 8, 2013
  • Matt S.
    What a rip off! Had a clear plastic bag for liquids which was slightly ripped. They wouldn't accept it and made me pay US$2 for another one! I fly loads and this has never happened! Rip off merchants.
    Matt Sliedrecht · November 20, 2010
  • Ross S.
    We should have known this, but McDonalds in an airport = food poisoning. Luckily, the service staff and medical staff is helpful and friendly (located near domestic arrivals)
    Ross Sheingold · June 25, 2012
  • Sabino D.
    The operation is terrible. Customs is super slow it took me more than 40min to go throw. Exchange money is a robe and taxis inside the airport are super expensive 174soles
    Sabino Diaz · September 8, 2014
  • Juanito C.
    If u want to get data service on your phone please ! Try to not use the airport sim rent stuff because with 3 days of service you can get almost a full month using Claro or Movistar Data Plan.
    Juanito Cardona · January 22, 2013
  • Piritta P.
    Joke of an airline; LAN. Couldn't check our bags all the way to Helsinki, for some mad reason?! All flights at the same ticket. We have to get our bags& do it ourselves for the last etap (with Finnair
    Piritta Paija · February 14, 2013
  • Manuel Linares
    Welcome to Peru, I'm Manuel Linares, Professional Communicator and I invite you to follow me on this account which I will give you the tips for an unforgettable trip in my country, enjoy!.
    Manuel Linares · November 16, 2013
  • Stefani B.
    Jorge Chavez airport please change employees who break our bags and steal our belongings, I have proof, bring more security and justice to us who come from abroad
    Stefani Barrantes · November 21, 2015
  • Thomas N.
    August 2010: Warning! LAN stands for Late And Noncommunicative. It was easier to flee the fall of Saigon than the Lima airport. Good luck getting out.
    Thomas Negron · August 16, 2010
  • Marc V.
    If you need a taxi, use "Green Taxi". Right out of the gates is the kiosk. Ask for Carlos Revolledo
    Marc Van Norden · November 25, 2012
  • Justin W.
    Nice coffee shop attached to the hotel Costa del sol just outside the airport. Free wifi and good value food
    Justin Wheeler · April 25, 2013
  • Mariella M.
    I pity the fool who waits for the restroom in the first floor... Dude! Go up the stairs, plenty of empty restrooms, NO QUEUE!
    Mariella Miranda Quevedo · October 3, 2012
  • Andy M.
    Be sure to arrive very early for your flight. The lines are exceedingly long whatever time of your flight.
    Andy Miller · May 19, 2013
  • Henrique S.
    Worst airport, there is no internet access. Go to the VIP lounge because there they have internet, food, chairs and etc for U$60,00
    Henrique Sales · July 2, 2014
  • Jesús Miguel G.
    I just arrived, and they stolen a phone that was a present for my mother, they also steal some shoes for my father, and myself. And when I ask for help, they denied. Worst part, I'm peruvian...
    Jesús Miguel Guzmán · February 23
  • Cesar W.
    Great Airport with a lot of things to do! Free Wi-Fi, good food and great service from locals!
    Cesar Wong · September 26, 2011
  • Gianfranco G.
    It's kind of old and messy... People are nice but check twice any announcement. I almost lost my flight because of a misinformation...
    Gianfranco Gipponi Pessoa · October 16, 2014
  • Pame M.
    The only spot with free wifi is the hall near vip club. The network's name is Oldlaptops.
    Pame Molero · December 29, 2013
  • RJ C.
    Make sure to fill out immigration paper work per person and not per family before getting to immigration
    RJ Corcuera · September 20, 2014
  • Michael C.
    Starbucks new wifi SSID: RED-STB Password: redstb2012 works fine with DHCP
    Michael Contreras · February 3, 2013
  • Nicole S.
    If you're really early for departures, go upstairs, that's where all the coffee shops etc are hiding.
    Nicole Smith · January 3, 2014
  • Lauren H.
    Go upstairs in the VIP lounge for massage chairs and cool outdoor (albeit smoking) deck with computers!
    Lauren H · February 8, 2010
  • Peri B.
    No food court once you have gone through customs, so eat up before heading in. Duty Free is quite expensive compared to high st.
    Peri Baptista · May 9, 2011
  • Pablo D.
    There is no place to charge cell phones, but around gates 15 or 16 there is not much people and lots of CA plugs (220v)
    Pablo De Notta · July 23, 2013
  • Ross S.
    Terrible laid out and disorganized airport. Wifi zones feature horribly weak wifi. Not a fun place for a long layover.
    Ross Sheingold · June 21, 2012
  • Daniel B.
    The airstrip is under renovation. Arrive at least 3 hours prior to departure for international flights.
    Daniel Barreto · January 17, 2012

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