International guests visiting Las Buitreras or Los Plateados requires an international flight to Buenos Aires followed by a Domestic flight from Buenos Aires to Rio Gallegos. If you need help booking your domestic flights, hotels or transfers our local partner will assist.
Ezeiza Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE): This is the largest and most important Buenos Aires airport. It is located at a distance of 21 miles / 34 kilometers southwest of the city of Buenos Aires. This Buenos Aires airport is used for traveling to Europe, North America and other continents.
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport (AEP): This is the main airport in Buenos Aires for domestic flights and some international flights to neighbor countries. It is located only 15 minutes away from downtown Buenos Aires, on Costanera Avenue (North Riverside).
Estimated transport time between the International airport (EZE) and the Domestic airport (AEP) is 45 minutes with taxi.
Rio Gallegos International Airport (RGL) is the name of the local airport in Rio Gallegos where you fly to from Buenos Aires.
Recommended Domestic flights for a normal week of fishing
Arrival: Saturday: Buenos Aires (AEP) – Rio Gallegos (RGL) – appr. Departure Time 5:30 AM
Return: Saturday: Rio Gallegos (RGL) – Buenos Aires (AEP) – appr. Departure Time 6 PM
The domestic flight time between Buenos Aires and Rio Gallegos is appr. 3 hrs. The transport from Rio Gallegos airport and the Estancia Las Buitreras is appr. 45 minutes by car/shuttle bus.
Rio Gallegos Airport to Los Plateados
Once you arrive to Río Gallegos Airport the guides will pick you up in 4×4 trucks and take you to Estancia Los Plateados. Within 2 hours drive you will arrive to Comandante Luis Piedra Buena to refuel. After this last town, you will be taken on a gravel route to the cabin in Estancia Los Plateados (aprox 1,5hs).