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Carrasco International Airport, officially known as Aeropuerto Internacional de Carrasco General Cesáreo L. Berisso, is the main international airport in Uruguay. It is located about 20 kilometers east of the capital city, Montevideo, in the town of Ciudad de la Costa.
The airport was opened in 2009 and was designed by the famous Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly. It features a unique curved roof that is meant to evoke the rolling hills of the Uruguayan landscape. The airport has a single terminal building, which serves both domestic and international flights, and has a capacity of handling up to 4.5 million passengers annually.
Carrasco International Airport offers direct flights to destinations in South America, North America, and Europe, including to major cities such as Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Miami, Madrid, and Paris. The airport offers a range of services and facilities to passengers, including restaurants, shops, lounges, currency exchange, ATMs, and duty-free shopping.
Carrasco International Airport (MVD) Map View Hotel Booking
What is airport lounge?
Airport lounge are typically reserved for passengers traveling in premium cabins or those who hold elite status with an airline or credit card. Some lounges may also be available to passengers for a fee. The specific entry requirements for a lounge can vary depending on the airline, the lounge, and the passenger’s status.
If you have a premium ticket or elite status with an airline, you may be able to access a lounge for free. Some airlines also offer lounge access as a perk for certain credit cards.
If you do not have access to a lounge through your ticket or status, you may be able to purchase a day pass to the lounge. The cost of a day pass can vary depending on the lounge and the airline, but it is typically around $50-$60 USD.
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Carrasco International Airport Entry and Airport Transfers