Most cruises to Antarctica leave from Ushuaia Argentina and the Ushuaia - Malvinas Argentinas International Airport (USH) is where you'll need to fly into from Buenos Aires
. It's also possible to arrive at Ushuaia via land from Punta Arenas
after taking a ferry across the Strait of Magellan.
Ushuaia is the southernmost city in Argentina and is located in the Tierra del Fuego province. The Ushuaia International Airport is located about 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) south of the city of Ushuaia and opened in 1995 replacing an old airport that used to serve the southern tip of Argentina.
Ushuaia Airport Transportation- Buses, Taxis,Car Rental
If you are looking to rent a car in Ushuaia you can do so in the airport from either Alamo National, Avis, or Hertz rental companies.
If you are going to rent a car in Ushuaia you should know that this city built on a hill has traffic that can be a bit tricky. When driving out of Ushuaia International Airport make sure to yield to traffic going up and down this city on a hill, as they have the right of way.
Hotels and Attractions nearby the Ushuaia Airport
The Ushuaia Airport is small and will not keep the individual occupied for very long. However, the city of Ushuaia can keep you entertained for days.
Most individuals like to use the Ushuaia International Airport as a jumping off point to the exciting areas surrounding Ushuaia. From the city of Ushuaia you can book tours to Antarctica, the Falkland Islands and other parts of Tierra del Fuego.
Ushuaia Airport Tips- Fees, Security and Immigration
It's not uncommon for checked luggage to be tampered with in Airports. It is advised that any valuables that you carry remain out of your checked luggage. It is also possible to get your bag wrapped in cellophane before your flight for added security.
Airlines Serving Ushuaia Airport
Aerolíneas Argentinas, LADE, LAN Airlines