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CHILE | Santiago
Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport

SCEL

A full-service FBO and hangar facility at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, supporting trips throughout Chile

This is a Universal Aviation Certified location.

Delmark Muir

On behalf of our team,
welcome to Chile!

Nestled in the shadows of the majestic Andes Mountains, and conveniently located at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (SCL) in Chile’s capital city of Santiago, Universal Aviation Chile – Santiago is an ideal central hub for travel to anywhere you need to be in Chile.

We look forward to welcoming you to our facilities, and we hope to be your preferred stop for business travel to this beautiful country. Our highly qualified team is here to provide you with 1st class service, and we are skilled and prepared to handle any unexpected events that may arise along the way. With modern facilities, large hangars, and comprehensive aviation services, we will exceed yours and your passengers’ high expectations, each and every visit.

Sincerely,

Ricardo Rebolledo

Manager
FBO Aviasur

a Universal Aviation® Certified ground handler

Three different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Chile

  • We operate ground support facilities at SCEL.
  • We can send our agents to meet you at any destination.
  • We can help coordinate ground support for any location.

Services

Ground support capabilities

Languages spoken English, German, Russian, Spanish
Customs and immigration? Yes – onsite
UVair® contract fuel available? Yes
Conference rooms? Yes
Limousine service and car rental? Yes
Crew accommodation arrangements? Yes
Security arrangements? Yes
Maintenance? Yes
Direct ramp access? Yes
Computerized worldwide weather briefings? Yes
Baggage handling? Yes
Permit coordination? Yes
Lav service? Yes

Flight support

RVSM: Implemented
ACAS/TCAS II: Required
ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II: Required
RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace: Implemented
8.33 MHz channel spacing: Required
Airport fire protection category: CAT: 7

Directions

  1. Take exit “Aeropuerto” from Costanera Norte Highway or Vespucio Norte Highway.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers and take right lane to exit “Torre de Control”.
  3. Continue along 8 kilometers, skirting the west runway of the Airport.
  4. After passing under an aircraft taxiway, continue 1 kilometer south towards the Control Tower.
  5. Turn left and continue all the way to a barrier that prevents entry to the aircraft platform. On your left are the parking facilities and hangars of Aviasur.

Facility contact information

Aviador David Fuentes N°2205
Pudahuel-Santiago
Chile

Location FAQ

Hours of operation 0001 – 2359
Airport restrictions? No
Noise restrictions? No
Slots required? No
VIP passenger lounge? Yes
VIP crew lounge? Yes
Air conditioning? Yes
Internet access/Wi-Fi? Yes
Digital newspapers No
Refreshments? Yes
Flight-plan filing? Yes
Restrooms? Yes
Showers? Yes
Prayer room? No
Hangarage? Yes
VIP catering? Yes

Recent articles discussing operating in Chile

from our Operational Insight blog

Permanent Link to Bizav Ops to Santiago, Chile for FIDAE 2016 – Part 2: Permits, CIQ & Visas

Permanent Link to Bizav Ops to Santiago, Chile for FIDAE 2016 – Part 2: Permits, CIQ & Visas

FIDAE 2016 takes place March 29 – April 3 in Santiago, Chile. Business aircraft operators traveling to Chile need to ensure that proper landing permits are obtained. If airport slots are implemented for A. Merino Intl (SCEL), the host airport, during the FIDAE 2016 period, they will be on a first-come-first-serve basis… Read more.

Bizav Ops to Santiago, Chile for FIDAE 2016 – Part 1: Airports & Parking

Bizav Ops to Santiago, Chile for FIDAE 2016 – Part 1: Airports & Parking

FIDAE 2016, the International Aerospace and Space Exhibition, is a six day event held March 29 – April 3 in Santiago, Chile. Started back in 1980, FIDAE is the largest airshow in Latin America and attracts strong international attendance during a time that’s also peak tourism and travel season for Chile… Read more.

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 3: CIQ, Security and Weather

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 3: CIQ, Security and Weather

Customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) processing of general aviation (GA) passengers/crew is a relatively quick and straight-forward process in Chile. However, be prepared to clear immigration/customs in the main terminal in almost all cases… Read more.

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 2: Permits, Airport Slots, and Restrictions

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 2: Permits, Airport Slots, and Restrictions

Landing permits and airport slots will be required for business aircraft operations to all airports in Chile during the COPA 2015 period. While slot issues are not anticipated during this time, the situation could change at a moment’s notice, so be prepared and avoid last minute changes that may affect your trip… Read more.

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 1: Airports & Services

Bizav Guide to COPA 2015 in Chile – Part 1: Airports & Services

COPA America is the main international football tournament for national teams in South America. This year COPA takes place in eight different cities in Chile from June 11 – July 4. In addition to drawing in football teams from 12 nations, this event attracts attendees from all over the world… Read more.

Contact Information

Contact details for Universal Aviation at SCEL
Contact detail Location detail
Country: Chile
Company name: FBO Aviasur
Main office: Santiago, Chile
ICAO: SCEL
Locations served: All of Chile
Radio frequency: 131.45Mhz
SITA: N/A
Manager: Ricardo Rebolledo
Phone: +56 22 6111552
+56 22 6111560
+56 22 6111559
Mobile: +56 9 66067747 (Ricardo Rebolledo)
+56 9 66067625 (Mauricio Castillo)
Fax: +56 22 6111504
Contact us online: E-mail this location
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