international departures


  • Arrive at the airport three (3) hours before the departure of your flight.
  • Show your boarding pass or booking to enter the airport (access through gates 6,7 and 9).
  • Passengers with international flights must have a valid passport, regardless of age, even children and newborns. Passengers must also have a valid visa or permit for their destination, according to each country’s specific requirements. Underage passengers (minors) traveling alone or with only one parent must show a notarized permit. Check the requirements for underage travelers and visas directly with your airline.
  • Completing web check-in before your arrival at the airport will save you time when checking in.
  • The maximum weight allowed for checked baggage must be checked with each airline. Excess baggage will be charged according to each airline’s policies.


  • Enter one hour and a half before your scheduled flight departure.
  • Security checkpoint is located in the second level. Show your passport and boarding pass to enter.
  • Access to this area is for passengers only. Check carry-on luggage restrictions.
  • This checkpoint will verify that the airport tax is included in the ticket.” If your boarding pass is rejected, you must go back to your airline’s check-in counter to emit a new boarding pass. 
  • If you need assistance, ask airport customer service staff located in the area. 
  • If you decide to go back outside to the public areas after passing through this checkpoint, you must pay the US$31.59 Unified Fee for Airport Use (airport tax or TUUA for its acronym in Spanish) again in order to re-enter, unless your exit is for one of the reasons outlined in the following link.


  • All passengers will be checked. If you are pregnant or have a pacemaker, please let the security staff know. 
  • All forbidden items will be thrown out and will not be returned. 
  • For the security check, passengers must remove belts, jackets, coins, wallets, and other items and leave them in a tray to be inspected by the X-ray machine alongside their carry-on luggage.
  • If the security staff find any forbidden items, they will be thrown out and will not be returned under any circumstances.
  • Cultural property. Checks for copies and souvenirs. Specialized staff from the National Cultural Institute (INC for its acronym in Spanish) oversee expediting the corresponding certificates for copies of cultural Peruvian pieces.
  • This document will be used to authenticate the copies in other airports. If the pieces are verified as being authentic and to have been irregularly obtained, they will be seized. More information can be found at the link:


  • Show DNI (Document of National Identity) or passport and boarding pass.
  • Passengers from member countries of the Andean Community can travel with their DNI


  • Check the time you must be at your boarding gate.
  • Use the information screens throughout the airport to check your gate and flight status .
  • Listen for announcements as your gate might be changed.