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Flights to Antofagasta

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Antofagasta, Chile's northernmost major city, offers a mix of urban attractions and access to the wonders of the Atacama Desert. Relax on family-friendly beaches, explore the bustling Mercado Central for fresh seafood and local crafts, or visit La Portada, a natural archway monument. Antofagasta is also a jumping-off point for adventures in the Atacama, the driest non-polar desert in the world. Here, you can visit otherworldly rock formations, gaze at star-filled skies at a renowned observatory, or join a multi-day expedition into the desert's vastness.

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Airports near Antofagasta

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Antofagasta. Here's 4 airports that serve Antofagasta.

Cerro Moreno International Airport

Located in Antofagasta, Chile, this is the closest international airport to the city. It is approximately a 30-minute drive from the city centre.


El Loa Airport

Although not as close as Cerro Moreno International Airport, El Loa Airport is another option for travellers. It is located in Calama, Chile, and is approximately a 2-hour drive from Antofagasta. Connecting flights may be required to reach Antofagasta from this airport.


La Paz International Airport

If you are willing to take a longer drive or a connecting flight, La Paz International Airport in Bolivia is an option. It is approximately a 6-hour drive from Antofagasta. However, please note that this airport is in a different country, so additional travel arrangements may be necessary.


Iquique International Airport

Another alternative is Iquique International Airport, located in Iquique, Chile. It is approximately a 4-hour drive from Antofagasta. Connecting flights may also be available from this airport to reach Antofagasta.

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Buy your flights to Antofagasta and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Antofagasta now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Antofagasta over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Antofagasta gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Antofagasta

Discovering the many attractions of Antofagasta can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

La Portada

La Portada in Antofagasta, Chile is a stunning natural archway, a testament to nature's artistry. This iconic landmark, formed by wind and sea erosion, rises 43 meters above the Pacific Ocean. Protected as a natural monument, it offers breathtaking views, a lookout point, and an interpretive trail.

Paranal Observatory

The Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert is a top-notch astronomical observatory. It has the Very Large Telescope and offers guided tours to the public. Explore the cosmos and witness the impressive infrastructure supporting scientific research.

Ruinas de Huanchaca

The Ruinas de Huanchaca in Antofagasta are a historic silver foundry from the late 19th century. Now a cultural landmark, visitors can explore the preserved ruins and museum to learn about Chile's mining history. The surrounding park is perfect for relaxation and cultural events.

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