Jorge Chavez International Airport

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Jorge Chavez International Airport

Jorge Chávez International Airport is Peru’s main international and domestic airport. It is located in Callao, 11 kilometers northwest from Lima Center, the nation’s capital city and 17 km from the district of Miraflores. During 2017, the airport served 22,025,704 passengers.

Lima’s first airport was the Limatambo Airport in San Isidro. It ceased operations in 1960 due to a lack of space and capacity, and was replaced by the Lima-Callao International Airport. In June 1965, the Lima-Callao airport was renamed the “Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez” after the famous Peruvian aviator, Jorge Chávez Dartnell. In December 1965, the terminal building was officially opened.

When it was in operation, Compañía de Aviación Faucett had its corporate headquarters on the airport grounds.

In 2001, in order to improve and expand its infrastructure, the government of Peru placed the airport under the management of Lima Airport Partners (LAP). LAP is now composed of Fraport and International Finance Corporation. The air traffic control is managed by the Peruvian Corporation of Airports and Commercial Aviation (CORPAC).

Airport News

Lima Airport Partners Reach Financing Agreement for Expansion of Jorge Chávez International Airport

Lima Airport Partners (LAP) signed a financing agreement for US$ 1,250 million with seven international banks last month - BBVA, IDB Invest, KfW IPEX Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), The Bank of Nova Scotia, …


Jorge Chavez International Airport
Av. Elmer Faucett s/n, Callao 07031
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