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|
|RNP 5/RNP 10 airspace:||Implemented|
|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 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
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
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
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
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
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