Airport codes Pichoy Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code


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Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

-39°-39'0"S / -73°-5'-9"W


-39.65000, -73.08610


59ft / 17.98m

Magnetic variation

8.507 degrees

About Pichoy Airport

Pichoy Airport (ZAL) is located in the municipality of Valdivia in Chile, Americas. It's a medium airport in Chile based in the region Los Ríos Region. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

ZAL has one lighted 6,870 ft long runway.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
17-35 6,870 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Geographic data






South America





Pichoy Airport

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Airline tickets

Find cheap flight tickets to or from ZAL

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Find your way around Pichoy Airport

How to get to Valdivia

There are several ways to get from Pichoy Airport to Valdivia and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Valdivia. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Valdivia is by Bus (30 minutes, CLP 1531). This is also the quickest route.


Transport type
32.21 km
30 minutes
CLP 1531

More transportation options

Transportation services

Organization Transport type Website
Buses Mehuín
+56 98 910 5465
San José Taxi
+56 93 089 7388
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+56 63 224 0707
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+56 63 229 0029
Radio Taxis Ejecutivos 9000
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+56 63 223 9000

Taxi Pichoy Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Pichoy Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at ZAL

Find a cheap rental car at Pichoy Airport to make the most out of your trip to Chile. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at ZAL lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Chile quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in Chile

Find a recreational vehicle near Pichoy Airport to make the most out of your trip to Chile?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at Pichoy Airport

Park your car at ZAL

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Pichoy Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at ZAL can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Pichoy Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near ZAL is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Pichoy Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Valdivia

Find your ideal hotel in Valdivia city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

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Things to do in Chile?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Pichoy Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Chile? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Valdivia. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Store your bags in Valdivia

Do you want to visit Valdivia and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Chile and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at ZAL?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Pichoy Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Chile

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Chile because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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ZAL giftshop

Customized ZAL gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Pichoy Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

Check out the top 10 airport & aviation gifts.

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