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Car Rental at Calama El Loa Airport

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Calama El Loa Airport, Calama, Chile
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Kia Rio or similar
Kia Rio
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$54.80 per day
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Standard
Subaru Forester or similar
Subaru Forester
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$74.45 per day
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Intermediate
Peugeot 301 or similar
Peugeot 301
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$59.93 per day
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Compact
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$61.65 per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Intermediate Elite
Peugeot 2008 or similar
Peugeot 2008
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$68.49 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 23:17 on 2021-05-14. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Spanish
Currency
CLP
Country code
56
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 60 km/h
25 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.03%
Calama El Loa Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Calama Airport is also known as El Loa Airport and Aeropuerto El Loa.

Top international routes

  • Santiago
  • La Serena
  • Concepción

Main airlines

Sky Airline, LATAM Chile, and JetSmart

Terminals

The single airport terminal serves all departures and arrivals.

Location

Calama Airport is about 6 km (3.7 mi) southwest of Calama and 215 km (133 mi) northeast of Antofagasta. Av. Circunvalación / Ruta 25, Av. Balmaceda, and Av. Chorrillos are the main roads connecting the airport to Calama.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $76 per day
  • SUVs - from $71 per day

Car rental desks

Most are inside the airport terminal. The exact location of your car rental provider's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

Although Calama Airport is really small, you’ll find a few coffee shops and eateries serving both Chilean and international food, as well as a jewelry shop, a local handicrafts shop, and a newsstand. There are also ATMs, a lounge, a first aid station, and two nearby hotels. The airport offers assistance to travelers with reduced mobility, but be sure to contact your airline in advance if you’d like this service.

Nearest gas station

Shell gas station at Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 238-252 can be reached in about six minutes. There are many other gas stations in and around Calama.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Arica (605 km / 376 mi)
  • Antofagasta (215 km / 133 mi)

Airport info

Rating
6.4
  • Getting to the airport 5.8
  • Departure and check-in 7.4
  • Terminal facilities 5.8
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 3.3
  • Restaurants and car rental services 4.3
  • Lounge 4.7

Calama El Loa Airport (CJC)

  • IATA: CJC
  • ICAO: SCCF
  • Name: Calama El Loa Airport (CJC)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 315,725
  • Distance from City: 3.7 miles / 6 km SE of town

Top 9 Locations near Calama El Loa Airport

  1. 186.7 km / 116.0 miles away
  2. 254.2 km / 157.9 miles away
  3. 484.6 km / 301.1 miles away
  4. 854.6 km / 531.0 miles away
  5. 1224.3 km / 760.8 miles away
  6. Car Rental at Temuco Airport from $34.81 per day
    1859.7 km / 1155.6 miles away
  7. 2140.8 km / 1330.2 miles away
  8. 2583.3 km / 1605.2 miles away
  9. 3395.3 km / 2109.7 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Calama El Loa Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Calama El Loa Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Calama El Loa Airport
$101.41
January
$70.84
February
$104.04
March
$54.04
April
$120.84
May
$53.44
June
$56.11
July
$47.36
August
$74.57
September
$74.69
October
$64.77
November
$74.14
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Calama El Loa Airport is August when prices for an Economy class start from $47.36. You can see that this is 37% cheaper than the yearly average and 61% cheaper than renting a car in May (when rental prices start at $120.84 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Calama El Loa Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 5 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length
5
January
4
February
5
March
5
April
4
May
4
June
4
July
4
August
5
September
5
October
4
November
5
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Calama El Loa Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Calama El Loa Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
133%
January
88%
February
80%
March
101%
April
94%
May
69%
June
97%
July
92%
August
87%
September
126%
October
114%
November
119%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Chevrolet D-Max 4 3 Large cars
Keddy Chevrolet D-Max 4 3 Large cars
Avis Peugeot 2008 3 2 SUVs

Top 5 Suppliers at Calama El Loa Airport in 2021

Europcar
Europcar
Exceptional 9.1
+56552578170
EL LOA AIRPORT
$74 - $74
Working hours
Mon:08:30-18:00
Tue:08:30-18:00
Wed:08:30-18:00
Thu:08:30-18:00
Fri:08:30-18:00
Sat:09:00-14:00
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+56552578170
EL LOA AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:08:30-18:00
Tue:08:30-18:00
Wed:08:30-18:00
Thu:08:30-18:00
Fri:08:30-18:00
Sat:09:00-14:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+5627953968
El Loa Airport
$55 - $68
Working hours
Mon:08:30-20:00
Tue:08:30-20:00
Wed:08:30-20:00
Thu:08:30-20:00
Fri:08:30-20:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
5655563154
El Loa S/N
Working hours
Mon:08:30-20:00
Tue:08:30-20:00
Wed:08:30-20:00
Thu:08:30-20:00
Fri:08:30-20:00
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+56552311325 / +5655310753
El Loa Airport, Calama, Región de Antofagasta, Chile
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:08:30-20:30
Sun:08:30-23:00
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