The city of Asuncion is served by Silvio Pettirossi International Airport. Travelers looking for flights from Asuncion can quickly search for low-fare domestic and international flights on Orbitz.com. Several airlines fly out of the airport, including Aerolineas Argentinas, Copa Airlines, Gol Airlines, PLUNA, Sol del Paraguay, and TAM Airlines. The airport is in Luque, approximately eight miles north of the downtown Asuncion area.
Visitors planning to take a flight out of the Asuncion airport may choose to park their car in the general parking lot located just outside the airport terminal. Short-term and long-term parking are available.
Several transportation options are available to reach the airport from Asuncion. One option is to take the bus that runs between the downtown area and the airport, city bus 30-A. The ride will take about one hour. Many local hotels also offer shuttle bus transportation to the airport. Another option would be to take a taxi. A 20-minute taxi ride between Asuncion and the airport will typically cost about $16.
Travelers looking for a quick bite to eat prior to their departure will find one restaurant at the airport located just before customs and another located in the departure hall. There are snack bars and cafes situated in the airport as well. Searching Orbitz.com in advance can help travelers locate the best deals on low-fare flights from Asuncion.
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Puerto Iguazu, the Argentinian city that is popular with tourists visiting Iguacu Falls in the northeast of the country. Visitors to Puerto Iguazu fly into Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport, also known as Aeropuerto Internacional Cataratas del Iguazu or Mayor Carlos Eduardo Krause Airport, located at Camino Anexo Ruta Provincial 101 in Misiones Province, approximately 13 miles southwest of the center of Puerto Iguazu. Aerolineas Argentinas, Andes Lineas Aereas, Austral Líneas Aereas and LAN Argentina fly in and out of this airport.
There are three ground transportation options to get to and from Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport. A public minibus service is available from the airport to the city center at a cost of approximately AR$ 30 per adult. To catch the minibus from your hotel to the airport, you should consult with your hotel concierge and make a reservation in advance. Taxi service is available at the airport and will cost approximately AR$ 120. Catching a taxi in the city to go to the airport is cheaper, costing approximately AR$ 80. A number of major car rental companies also have outlets at the airport, if you prefer to rent a car.
Puerto Iguazu is humid and warm all year round and blazing hot in the summer. There is no dry season, and rain is frequent and abundant, so pack your rain gear if you plan on staying for an extended visit. November is typically the rainiest month of the year. The hot season runs from October to March, with daily temperatures averaging between 86 and 95 degrees F. The cool season runs from April to September, with daily temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F.
Iguazú Falls, the Landmark of the Three Frontiers, the Forest Images Museum, the Mborore Museum, and Guira Oga's rehab center for birds are some of the most popular attractions in the area. Many tourists visit Puerto Iguazu for only one day on their way to Iguazú Falls, but there is more than enough to do and see in this city to warrant an extended stay. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap tickets to local attractions, as well as help you book cheap flights to Puerto Iguazu whether you are flying domestic or international.
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