CHILE | Santiago | Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
A full-service FBO and hangar facility at Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport, supporting trips throughout Chile
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.
a Universal Aviation® Certified ground handler
Three different ways we can take care of your
ground support needs throughout Chile
Ground support capabilities
|Languages spoken||English, German, Russian, Spanish|
|Customs and immigration?||Yes – onsite|
|UVair® contract fuel available?||Yes|
|Limousine service and car rental?||Yes|
|Crew accommodation arrangements?||Yes|
|Direct ramp access?||Yes|
|Computerized worldwide weather briefings?||Yes|
|ICAO Annex 16, Chapter II:||Required|
|8.33 MHz channel spacing:||Required|
|Airport fire protection category:||CAT: 7|
- Take exit “Aeropuerto” from Costanera Norte Highway or Vespucio Norte Highway.
- Continue for 1.5 kilometers and take right lane to exit “Torre de Control”.
- Continue along 8 kilometers, skirting the west runway of the Airport.
- After passing under an aircraft taxiway, continue 1 kilometer south towards the Control Tower.
- 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
|Hours of operation||0001 – 2359|
|VIP passenger lounge?||Yes|
|VIP crew lounge?||Yes|
Recent posts about operating in Chile
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Additional Operating Considerations
One of the most prosperous countries in South America, Chile is an important and frequent destination for business operators. Rounding out our series on business aircraft ops to Chile, in this article we’ll cover some remaining miscellaneous items that you’ll be to be aware […]
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Flight Planning and Weather
While flight plan filing for Chile is fairly straightforward, there are some requirements and regulatory nuances business aircraft operators need to be aware of in order to maximize operating flexibility to this region... The post Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Flight Planning and […]
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Fuel & Security
While Chile offers competitive fuel options at most larger airports, and general aviation (GA) uplifts are normally on time, be aware of potential delays during peak airport hours. For example, at Santiago (SCEL) commercial peak periods are 0700-0900 and 1800-2100 local and... The post […]
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Airport Slots & Permits
For general aviation (GA), Chile is an easier operating environment than many other regions of the world. Airport slots are normally not a factor, and permit revisions are straight-forward. However, to avoid permit and slot complications it’s always best to submit your […]
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: CIQ Clearance
Customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) clearance in Chile either takes place within a fixed-base operator (FBO) or at a main terminal, depending upon your airport of entry. It’s important to note that clearance requirements differ when you have more than 19 passengers […]
- Business Aircraft Ops to Chile: Ground Handling & Additional Services
Chile stretches almost 2700 miles in length, between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, and is one of the most prosperous countries in South America. When setting up ground handling here we recommend 24 hours advance notification to ensure customs, immigration and agriculture... The post […]