Airport location, terminals and transportation
Ministro Pistarini International Airport, also known as Ezeiza International Airport, is located in the Ezeiza Partido in Greater Buenos Aires. This civilian airport handles commercial flights and serves military aircraft. The airport is considered the main airport of Argentina, with its annual passenger traffic making up 10 million people. The air terminal is named in honour of the Argentinean general Juan Pistarini. The construction of the airport was completed in 1949, although the first flights took place in 1946. The international airport encompasses two runways and three passenger terminals.
The city is accessible from the airport by all vehicles via the Riccheri Highway. The airport is served by the following public transport: buses number 51 and 8; express buses number 502 and 394; fixed-route taxis (go to the centre of Buenos Aires); shuttles. ArBus shuttle departs from the airport. Remis taxi services as well as city taxi services are available. Besides, you can take advantage of the services of transport network companies (Uber) and rent a car.
Rental offices, how to find them, where to return car
Several leading car rental companies operate at Ministro Pistarini International Airport. They are Alamo, National, Hertz, and Avis. The car rental counters of Alamo and National are situated in Terminal A, in the arrival area. The car rental counters of Hertz and Avis are positioned in the arrival area of Terminal A, in the public sector, next to the elevators. In addition to the above-mentioned companies, you can use the services of the representative offices of such local companies as Annie Millet and Localiza. These offices are also set in the arrival hall of Terminal A, on the lower level. The rental vehicles of these car rental firms are collected from and returned to parking area A, nestled next to the terminal.
So as to pre-book a suitable vehicle, you can use the contact information on the website of the airport or the advance booking online service.
In the territory of the airport, there are the car rental counters of such companies as Avis, Budget, Europcar, World car and Vip car, which are located at the following address: Autopista Tte Gral Ricchieri Km 33,5, EZE B1802 Buenos Aires, Pcia De Buenos Aires. Vehicles are hired in and picked up from the location given.
Long-term and short-term parking, hotels nearby
Several parking areas, which are A, B and C, are placed opposite the passenger terminals. Economy parking area E is found behind parking areas B and C. No reservations are required for parking; parking spaces are subject to availability. Parking in the parking areas of the airport is free for up to 15 minutes.
The number of hotels is just a short drive from Ministro Pistarini International Airport. These are the Posada de las Aguilas, the Plaza Central Canning, the Holiday Inn, and the Eze Inn Boutique Hotel. The hotels offer free parking and a shuttle service to the airport.