Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport (EZE)
Facilities and Services
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)
The three main terminal buildings (A, B and C) of Ezeiza International Airport (EZE) come with good, modern and organised facilities. There are plenty of shops, duty free outlets and a good choice of reliable cafes, bars and restaurants - perfect places if you are looking to wile away the time.
Facilities are always being updated and modernised where possible, and in 2009, Ezeiza / Ministro Pistarini Airport instigated an actual 'Airport Improvement Fee', which was payable for all international departures. This separate charge is now more discreet, being include as part of the overall ticket price.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +54 (0)11 5480 6111
Passenger / visitor information desks are situated on the ground floor of the Terminal A. Staff can assist you with general enquiries relating to flights times, possible delays, accommodation and even tourism. If you have any kind of problem or question, this is the place to you should come to first.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
Buenos Aires Airport has plenty of retail opportunities, based in Terminal A and Terminal B. Keen shoppers may like to check out the tempting jewellery at H. Stern, the regional produce at Pasiones Argentinas and Piedras Argentinas, or the clothing at Los Robles Polo Team and Pequeneces. There are also multiple newsagents and bookstores, being the perfect places to head to pickup some inflight reading material. To use up your duty free allowance, the official Duty Free Shop has outlets in both terminals, being on the first floor of departures.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Feeling tired and hungry? Then passengers can reenergize themselves at one of the onsite cafes and eateries, with a strong coffee and a bite to eat. These include names such as Air Coffee, Bellini, Florida Garden, Il Legno, La Banderita, La Churrasquita, La Madeleine, Natural Break and Terrazas de Ezeiza. And if you are a little wary of Argentinian fare, then look for the trusty 'Golden Arches' of McDonald's in Terminal A, where the burgers and fries will taste just the same as they do back home.
Currency Exchange, Business and Banking Facilities
Currency exchange is provided by Banco de la Nación Argentina (Terminal A - Arrivals) and other full-service banks, open 24 hours a day. There are also ATM cashpoints and a post office. Business amenities include a members-only VIP lounge, which has telephones, fax machines, fast Internet access and television screens.
Disabled Facilities / Special Needs
Whether you are heavily pregnant, elderly with mobility issues, or registered disabled, Ezeiza International does make a noticeable effort to help. Staff at Ministro Pistarini Airport can assist passengers in need, although to be sure that your needs will be met, do phone your airline at least 48 hours before your arrival here.
Other facilities at Ezeiza include a left luggage centre on the lower level of the Terminal A building and a medical centre with first aid facilities. Pharmacies are also located within Terminal A.