Argentina has a good infrastructure system in comparison with other Latin American nations. Even it faces challenges in various parts of the Andes during the winter season, road conditions are quite good between major cities. Many areas need significant improvement and the government is working on. View the detailed list of Argentina Airport and Port Infrastructure and start doing business there.
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Before arriving, all Australian and Canadian citizens have to pay reciprocity fees online. You will not be able to pay them when arriving. They will send you back home if you do not show the receipt to customs officials upon arrival. This is also now the case for land, air, and sea rather than only at airports. If you are traveling through an Argentine airport to a foreign final destination, you do not have to pay the reciprocity fee. As of July 2016, Americans no longer have to pay a reciprocity fee. However, this could change at any time.
Teniente Luis Candelaria International Airport – Bariloche (BRC)
There are many smaller international airports in the interior of Argentina like Bariloche. Nonetheless, you will find only basic amenities. The authorities recommend to arrive in Bariloche airport with enough pesos or dollars. It can be hard to change currency or withdraw money from a cash point there.
Ministro Pistarini (Ezeiza) International Airport – Buenos Aires (EZE)
Ezeiza is the busiest and largest airport in Argentina. You will find direct flights to Buenos Aires from all parts of the world. You will also have connecting flights to other Argentine airports. The airport features any service and amenity you might need, from VIP lounges to restaurants and charging stations.
It is important to note that the majority of flights to Uruguay and domestic flights will be based out of Jorge Newbery Airport, in Buenos Aires.
Ingeniero Aeronáutico Ambrosio L.V. Taravella International Airport – Córdoba (COR)
Córdoba airport is one of the most important airports in Argentina. It connects Central Argentina with the rest of the country, as well as other capital cities throughout South America. The airport offers many services such as shopping, car hires, a 24-hour medical facility, and dining options. You will also find many transportation options to the city.
Governor Francisco Gabrielli (El Plumerillo) International Airport – Mendoza (MDZ)
Mendoza is a popular tourist destination for wine and skiing. But it is a bit challenging to reach by road given its distance from larger cities. The Mendoza airport provides a comfortable travel option for all visitors arriving for business or pleasure. You will find cash points, Wi-Fi, car hires, dining, sleeping options, medical facilities and transportation to Mendoza.
Malvinas Argentina’s International Airport – Ushuaia (USH)
Ushuaia is another popular tourist destination. Its airport is the easiest way to reach the southernmost city in the world. Even if it is small and basic, it will get you to any number of regional airports and even back to Buenos Aires if you need. You will find Wi-Fi, dining options, and cash points.
Selecting the right port for your needs will depend on many things such as type of container, commodity and final destination. Ports are unique and each has its own set of limitations and advantages. Some are private, others are public. Keep in mind that few ports in Latin America are able to receive the large Panamax ocean vessels now. The following are the primary ports of Argentina:
The Bahia Blanca port is on the Northern coast. Bahia Blanca has two ports which are Ingeniero White and Puerto Galvan. These ports will receive many items such as general cargo, container shipments, petrochemicals, grain and grain byproducts, and other agricultural-related products. Essential transportation infrastructure, including highways, rail, pipelines, and air, connect to ports. It is also easy to connect the port of Talcahuano in Chile by both road and rail.
Buenos Aires’ port is one of the most important ports in Argentina. The government is aware and working to make less congested and more efficient. It accepts all types of cargo and ocean-going shipments.
In addition, it is quite close to business districts, government departments and tourist attractions. It is connected to rail infrastructure and primary road that lead out of the city.
This strategic port operates 24-hours a day 7-days a week. It is located near an important river and connected to all major transportation infrastructures. It is also near an oil distillery, a steel mill, and a free trade zone. Thanks to it, many imports and exports are connected with industrial and commercial businesses in the region.
The port of Ushuaia is of strategic importance to serve the Southern Patagonia region. Some manufacturing exists in the region which is electronic based. Nonetheless, the primary most vital industry remains fishing. The port has a dedicated section for commercial shipments. One is container shipments and another is for oil. Cruise ships and smaller passenger ships also use the port.
Argentina also has a number of important river ports as follows:
- Arroyo Seco
- San Lorenzo-San Martin (Parana)