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Antofagasta Airport

IATA: ANF

ICAO: SCFA

Passengers: ~ 2.000.000 

The Andrés Sabella Gálvez International Airport (ANF), formerly known as Cerro Moreno Airport, is an airport serving Antofagasta and the region of the same name in Chile. It is located 25 kilometres north of Antofagasta and 3 kilometres inland from the Pacific Ocean, so it is convenient when visiting the coastal resorts. It is the second busiest airport in Chile and serves as a hub for JetSmart, LATAM and Sky Airlines. The airport mostly provides domestic flights, but also some to Peru and Colombia. The most common flights include those to Chilean cities Santiago, La Serena and Concepcion.

If visiting Antofagasta, the following guide will present you with all the necessary information about Antofagasta Airport.

How to get from Antofagasta Airport to Antofagasta

The distance between ANF and the Antofagasta city centre is about 25 km which is a 25-minute ride. 

Find out all the ways of getting to and from the airport in the text below.

Bus

There is a bus company called Megatur that goes to the Antofagasta bus terminal. The trip lasts 20 minutes. The bus operates every half an hour and the price of the ticket is $54 USD.

Taxi

Those who prefer a more comfortable ride can consider taking a taxi. Taxi companies Taxi Cerro Moreno, Radio Taxi Turismo Norte, Radio Taxi Latorre and Mirel Transportes are available in the ground transportation area. The price of the trip is around $25-30 USD.

Transfer

Another way to travel from ANF Airport is with a private, door-to-door transfer directly to your accommodation in the city. You can pre-book a transfer for a hassle-free experience, a professional driver will wait for you at the airport and take you to your destination.

Car hire at Antofagasta Airport

For those who prefer to explore the area on their own, the best option would be a car hire directly at the airport. You will find offices of several rental agencies, including Circle, Europcar and Avis, in the Arrivals Hall on the first floor. However, you can always rent a car online and avoid potential queues at the airport.

Rent a bus

Larger groups of passengers should consider renting a bus at the airport. However, it is recommended to book it online, so the bus rental companies have enough time to advise you on the meeting point and all other information.

Antofagasta Airport airlines

About 6 airlines operate at ANF, the main ones being JetSmart, LATAM and SkyAirlines. These ones provide most of the flights with the most popular ones being those to and from Chilean cities La Serena, Concepcion and Santiago.

Below is the list of all of the airlines offering departures and arrivals from ANF:

  • Amaszonas
  • JetSmart
  • LATAM Airlines
  • One Airlines
  • Paranair
  • Sky Airline

Antofagasta Airport facilities

The airport offers several amenities to passengers who are on a layover or simply waiting for the flight. Here is the list of some of the services offered by ANF Airport:

  • Gift shop
  • Duty-free shop
  • Food options
  • Free WiFi

Antofagasta Airport accommodation

The best place to stay is in the city as there are many accommodation options. The airport is located close to the city and there are good connections which make it possible to get to and from easily.

Antofagasta Airport FAQs

I arrive late at Antofagasta Airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?

The bus service operates to and from the airport every half an hour all day and night, and taxis and transfers are at your disposal 24/7, so that shouldn’t be a problem.

Is there a free WiFi service available at Antofagasta Airport?

Yes, free WiFi is available at the airport.

How many terminals does Antofagasta Airport have?

Antofagasta airport has one small terminal.

Can I leave my luggage at Antofagasta Airport?

At the moment, luggage storage is unavailable at the airport.

Is Uber available at Antofagasta Airport?

Yes, Uber is available at the airport.

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