Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport serves the city of Punta Arenas in southern Chile. Since tourism is a large draw for the area, including as a base for flights and cruises to Antarctica, the airport handles a large number of travellers every year. Those looking for cheap flights to the airport can use the Skyscanner cheapest month search tool to compare flight prices for each month and choose their best option.
Best Time to Book a Flight to Punta Arenas
Since Punta Arenas is in the southern hemisphere, it experiences winter from June to September and summer from December to March. Although the area doesn't see much rainfall, rain is most plentiful in April and May. As a result, November to early March is the most popular time to visit the city. However, if travellers are looking for a cheap flight to Punta Arenas and have a flexible schedule, they can use the price alert tool from Skyscanner to immediately find out about price drops to the area.
Airlines That Fly to Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport
Aerovías DAP, LATAM Chile, and Sky Airline are the three airlines that provide flights from Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport. These airlines offer flights to cities such as Puerto Montt, Santiago, Balmaceda, and Concepción. To learn more about the airlines that fly to Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, visit the Skyscanner airlines page.
Inside Presidente Carlos Ibáñez del Campo International Airport, passengers will find plenty of amenities to make their time there as convenient as possible. Sabor Magallánico is a restaurant that offers a quick bite to eat if passengers get hungry. There are also five stores where travellers can shop for souvenirs, jewellery, and crafts. Finally, the airport also has a general information and tourism centre, public telephones, ATMs, and wireless internet access.
What to See and Do in Punta Arenas
The South American penguins are always a big draw, and there are two areas where travellers can view them. Magdalena Island and Los Pingüinos Natural Monument both have large colonies of the Magellanic penguin. Travellers looking for a good view of the city and bay can head to the observation point at Cerro de la Cruz. Popular museums in the area include Museo Nao Victoria, Regional Museum of Magallanes, and Museo del Recuerdo.
When travellers are looking to see everything Punta Arenas has to offer, they can find a hotel room and spend some time enjoying the sights and culture of the area.