Officially named Carrasco General Cesareo L. Berisso International, Montevideo airport is the main hub for Amaszonas Uruguay. With two runways and nearly 2 million passengers a year. The airport is served by major carrier offering connection to the rest of the Americas.
From the UK passengers can fly with via Madrid with Air Europa and British Airways / Iberia four times a week, their long-haul flights are overnight. Alternatively, it is also possible to fly to Sao Paulo with British Airways, and from there connect with Gol Airlines or Latam airlines to Montevideo.
The airport consist of a contemporary, small terminal with shops and restaurants. Free WiFi is available through “Antel-Wi-fi” network. The airport is open 24 hours.
The airport is located 19 km (12 mi) from the centre of Montevideo.
Transport is available by private taxi and public transit. The journey time to Montevideo city centre is approximately 40 minutes by car. The airport is also a gateway to Punta Del Este, which is located 100 km from the airport. Car journey taxes approximately 1hr 45 minutes.
Montevideo Airport is comprised of a one Main Terminal Building, this terminal building has four jet bridges, separate floors for arrivals and departures and a large viewing area on the top floor.
Passengers connecting to Punta Del Este airport in Maldonado, can easily connect with Aerolineas Argentinas, Amaszonas, Gol Airlines and Latam Airlines.
The airport is also connected to interdepartmental buses to other cities in Uruguay such as Maldonado.
Irrespective of the class of service passengers are flying, there are airport lounges that can be accessible by paying at the door, booking a day lounge pass or through a lounge membership program such as Priority Pass. In this guide with give you an overview of all lounges existing at Montevideo Carrasco airport.
- VIP Arrival Lounge: Located Landside. Available to Priority Pass Lounge members, otherwise, payable at the door at a cost of USD70. Click here for more information.
- VIP Departure Lounge - Partidas: Located Airside at the boarding area on the east side of the terminal, near gates A37-A39. Opening hours: 24 hours. Available to Priority Pass Lounge members, otherwise, payable at the door at a cost of USD70. Click here for more information.