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Jorge Chavez International Airport Code LIM

Airport Codes

ZIP CODE Callao 07031

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON -12°-1'-18"S / -77°-6'-51"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: SPJC
Observation Time: 12/03/2021 5:42 am

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About Jorge Chavez International Airport Code

Jorge Chavez International Airport Code is LIM. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of Lima city (Peru) where the airport is based. Located at a height of 34 meters above sea level, Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) serves as a hub for a number of aviation companies. 

About Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM)

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) is one of the most trusted airlines in Peru. It is nestled in the heart of Callao, which is 11 kilometers from the country’s capital city Lima Center. This beautiful airport bears a historical significance also as it was once the hub for Compania de Aviacion Faucett and Aeroperu. 

Named after the famous Peruvian aviator Jorge Chavez, Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) welcomes more than 20 million passengers every year. World-class facilities, easy connectivity, and other such factors have helped the airport bag one of the most coveted “Best Airport in South America 2010” award from Skytrax. 

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) Runways

Initially called Lima-Callao International Airport, Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) is serviced by a single asphalt runway 15/33. This 3,507 meters long facility is ILS CATIII equipped.

This runway facility is capable of handling 178,578 aircraft operations and 37 million tonnes of cargo annually. 

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) Terminal

Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) is a single terminal building that has won several awards. The Sumaq VIP Lounge at the airport is the country’s best airport lounge. This magnificent facility now hosts exclusive lounges, ATMs, and other world-class amenities for its passengers.

Nearest Airports to Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM)

Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport : 1542 km

El Alto International Airport : 1770 km

Jorge Wilstermann International Airport : 1862 km

Mariscal Sucre International Airport : 1845 km

Chacalluta International Airport : 2247 km

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM)

Aerolineas Argentinas


Air Canada

Air Europa

Air France

American Airlines



Avianca Costa Rica

Avior Airlines

Copa Airlines

Delta Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
15-33 11,506 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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