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Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

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Chaos

The airport is way too small for the amount of people travelling there. The organisation dosn't... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
KatjaRo
via mobile
Beware of luggage porters

If you have an arranged ride, that will have your name on a placard, beware! The drivers are not... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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Aug 12, 2018
“Chaos”
Jul 28, 2018
“Beware of luggage porters”
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Velasco Astete s/n, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew in and out of this airport 4 times in 2 weeks and the flight was delayed every single time (no special weather conditions). If you board on time, the flight can still wait on the tarmac for 30 mins or more. Be very...More

Thank Maya F
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived 100 mins before boarding for our flight and were given our boarding passes. We then sat in the departure lounge for 1 hour waiting to board and were getting suspicious that there were no other passengers waiting when the plane should have boarded...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The airport is way too small for the amount of people travelling there. The organisation dosn't work at all. Our flight was delayed and they didn't make any announcement. They quietly changed the departure time and the gate so that everyone was confused. No one...More

Thank KatjaRo
Reviewed 29 July 2018

If you have an arranged ride, that will have your name on a placard, beware! The drivers are not allowed in the luggage area, so the porters will read the names on the placards and then call out your name as you enter the luggage...More

3  Thank bigredwombat
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I would have thought that since Cusco receives massive amounts of tourists, this airport would have pretty good standards. It does not. I found it crowded, dirty, and confusing to get around (I could not find the door that leads to international flights since it...More

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Do not visit. The staff are the rudest people ever. Rude, unhelpful would not get the WiFi code or write it down despite being asked 5 Times. Expensive food and TERRIBLE staff

Thank hhendry
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

No WiFi makes having a Peruvian SIM card or international data plan essential, especially when your flight gets delayed.

Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This seems to be a relatively small regional airport that is struggling to keep up with an increasingly heavy number of travelers. One tip I endorse from previous reviews. Get there early, and if everything goes well, go to the coffee shop. There is a...More

Thank Wendell G
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We flew into Cusco airport and it was great with no issues. Flying out of here, the departure area is way too small and disorganized to handle the number of tourists. There is No free Wi-Fi in this airport which is ridiculous! We were in...More

1  Thank HealthyTaster
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We flew in an out of Cusco. Flying in was fine. Flying out was a nightmare. We went to the airline counter to check out bags and there was a mob of angry people because a flight was cancelled. The airline managed to get these...More

Thank Andrew N
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It is tricky, especially if you don't know Spanish. One tip I used was to camp out in the coffee shop (one on each level). Good coffee and snacks, reliable wifi, and an accurate flight display right outside of the shop... More
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