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Welcome to La Paz Airport

The airport is situated eight miles (14km) south west of La Paz.


Information & Facts

City Transfers

The Airport Coach leaves for La Paz every five minutes, and there are minibus and taxi services available.

Contacts

Tel: +591 (2)215 7300

Departure Tax
US$28 (international flights), Bs.15 (domestic).
Facilities

Airport facilities include a bank, bars, restaurant and duty-free shops.

Language
Spanish is the official language, but only 60 to 70% of the people actually speak it, and then often only as a second language. The other main languages are Quechua and Aymar.
Money

The official currency is the Boliviano (BOB), which is divided into 100 centavos, and is tied to the US Dollar. Money can be exchanged at exchange bureaux called casio de cambiosin the main centres, at banks and hotels. Banking facilities are good in the main cities and ATMs cater for Visa, Cirrus and MasterCard. Many hotels and other tourist-oriented institutions accept US Dollars. Major credit cards, including MasterCard, Diners, Visa and American Express, are accepted in the bigger hotels, restaurants and shops. Travellers cheques can be exchanged in casio de cambiosin the major cities and are best taken in US Dollars to avoid additional charges.

Time
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