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Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)

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Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
AddressAut. Richieri S/N, CP 1802, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone(011) 5480 2500.
Number of terminals3
Time zoneGMT Argentina Time: GMT/UTC -3
LocationBuenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport is situated at Ezeiza, 22km (13 miles) southwest of Buenos Aires.
Airport codeEZE
Airport newsThe new Terminal B was officially inaugurated in March 2013. It serves international carriers such as KLM, Air France and American Airlines.
Transfer between terminalsThe terminals are within walking distance of each other.
Driving directionsFrom central Buenos Aires, first take Avenida 9 de Julio, turn onto Autopista 25 de Mayo westbound and then merge onto Avenida TGL Dellepiane and Autopista TGP Ricchieri. Buenos Aries Ministro Pistarini International Airport is signposted from this point.
Car rentalCar hire companies at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Hertz and Localiza. Desks for these operators can be found in the arrival areas.
Public transport and taxisBus: The Manuel Tienda León Bus Company (tel: (011) 4315 5115; www.tiendaleon.com.ar) runs a shuttle bus service between Ezeiza Airport and downtown Buenos Aires. The journey time to the city centre is approximately one hour and tickets can be purchased at booths inside the arrivals hall or online. 
Public bus: A cheaper option is to take one of the public bus services; bus 394 runs to Monte Grande railway station and Camino de Cintura; bus 502 serves Ezeiza; bus 51 runs to Constitución via Monte Grande; and bus 8 operates between the airport and central Buenos Aires, Plaza de Mayo.
Taxi: A taxi booth is located outside the terminals – passengers are advised to use this service instead of verbally agreeing a fare. Municipal taxis (tel: (011) 5480 0066; www.taxiezeiza.com.ar) is among the providers. The journey time to the city centre is around 45 minutes by taxi.Transfer-Express (tel: (011) 5480 0196) operates chauffeur services between the airport and Buenos Aires.
Car parkingBuenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport offers parking in a multistorey car park serving Terminal B, an open-air car park next to Terminal A, and an area opposite at Terminal C. There is no distinction between long- and short-term parking at the airport.
Information and help desksThere are three information desks, one in each terminal (ground floor of Terminal A, ground floor of Terminal B and between the departure and arrival areas in Terminal C).
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There are several bureaux de change and ATMs in each terminal. A bank with 24-hour services operates in Terminal A.
Communications: Telephone and internet access is available in Terminals A and B, while free Wi-Fi access is offered in Terminal C. Mobile phone hire is located in Terminal A Arrivals and Departures.
Food: There is a range of restaurants at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport. Options are available in each terminal and include fast-food outlets, cafés and eateries serving local and international fare.
Shopping: There are several shops at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport selling newspapers, local products and fashion items. Duty-free is available in the departure areas of Terminals A and B.
Luggage: The left-luggage service is located next to the information desk on the ground floor of Terminal A. Lockers are also available in Terminal A. Lost property is handled by the National Aeronautical Police; enquire at the information desks for lost or found items. Luggage trolleys are available for a fee.
Other facilities: There is a pharmacy and a medical centre in Terminal A.
Conference and business facilitiesBuenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport has VIP lounges in the departure areas of Terminals A and B (after security); these are pre-bookable (tel: (011) 5480 2588) and are for business-class passengers of various airlines and club members only. Facilities at these lounges include bar and relaxation rooms, showers, internet access and fax facilities.Aeoropuertos VIP Club (tel: (011) 5480 2064; www.aeropuertosvipclub.com.ar) on the ground floor of Terminal A provides a range of services for an annual membership fee (which enables access to similar lounges in other Argentinean airports).
Disabled facilitiesBuenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport is fully accessible. Ramps and lifts are located throughout the airport and there are specially adapted bathrooms, toilets and telephones (including telephones for the hearing impaired). There are dedicated parking spaces in the on-site car parks for disabled passengers.
Airport hotelsThere are no on-site hotels at Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport, but there are various accommodation options nearby. Most international standard hotels are located in Buenos Aires itself.

Hotel Plaza Central Canning
The four-star Hotel Plaza Central Canning is located 10km (6 miles) from Ezeiza Airport. The European style hotel has 51 rooms, three restaurants, a spa and conference rooms. Breakfast is included and the hotel runs a shuttle service to the airport.
Ezeiza, Av. Mariano Castex 1277
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel: (011) 2065 2712.
Web: www.hotelplazacentral.com.ar/en/

Holiday Inn Ezeiza
A 10-minute drive from the airport, this Holiday Inn is one of Ezeiza's newest hotels. Free parking and wireless internet are available to guests, who can also benefits from the on-site gymnasium, outdoor pool and two restaurants, which serve local and international cuisine.
Martin Miguel De Güemes 4718, km 20 Autopista Richieri, 1778 Ciudad Evita
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel: (011) 6380 2200.
Web: www.hinnezeiza.com.ar/en/

Posada De Las Aguilas
Located just one minute from Ezeiza Airport, this 22 room hotel offers free parking, a free airport shuttle and complimentary Wi-Fi to guests. There are single, double and quadruple rooms, plus an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant and tour desk. Downtown Buenos Aires is approximately 40 minutes away by car.
Ezeiza, Jose Hernandez 128 Aeropuerto De Ezeiza
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel: (011) 4480 9637.
Web: www.posadadelasaguilas.com
Full airport nameBuenos Aires Ministro Pistarini International Airport
CityBuenos Aires
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