Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
What is the closest airport to Santiago Chile?
The nearest airport to Santiago is Santiago (SCL) Airport which is 15 km away. Other nearby airports include Mendoza (MDZ) (185.8 km).
How many airports are in Santiago Chile?
Chile has one major airport with international flights and one smaller airport that can receive international flights if the airport is closed due to weather. Comodoro Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport (or SCL airport for short) is in Santiago and handles the country's bulk of international flights.
Is English widely spoken in Chile?
English is not commonly spoken in Chile either in the tourist areas or larger cities. 10.2% of the population speak it, which amounts to 1,867,408 Chileans having some level of English language skill. This means that only 1 in 10 speak English and these are usually in more affluent areas.
Where do you fly into for Patagonia?
To travel to Argentine Patagonia, you need to fly into Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) (officially called Ministro Pistarini International Airport) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
What language is spoken in Chile?