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Tucuman - Airport car hire

Tucuman - Airport may be a fairly small passenger airport, but it is Argentina’s fourth-most significant airport in terms of cargo traffic. Many of the fresh fruits Argentina exports to North America from September to November leave the country from this airport, whose approximate 2009 passenger traffic figure was 365,000.


Tucuman - Airport facilities

Facilities at the airport are basic but include toilets and telephones. Car rental in Tucuman - Airport is recommended not only to drive the 7.5 miles to San Miguel de Tucumán, the nearest city, but to explore the rest of Tucuman, Argentina’s smallest province. Buenos Aires can be reached directly via three different airlines, while Sol Líneas Aéreas supplies direct Córdoba, Rosario and Mendoza flights.


Tucuman - Airport excursions

The provincial capital, San Miguel de Tucumán, is most famous as the city where Argentina declared its independence from Spain in 1816. The location of this significant meeting is now an Argentine national monument. Plaza Independencia may be San Miguel de Tucumán’s main square, but 9 de Julio is among Argentina’s largest public parks. Smaller communities reachable with car hire in Tucuman - Airport include Tafi del Valle, San Miguel de Tucuman and Amaicha del Valle.


Best time to visit

Tucumán may be Argentina’s smallest province, but it boasts more microclimates than virtually anywhere else in the country. The province’s eastern part tends to be hotter and dryer than the humid foothills, but temperatures are typically humid between November and March. Autumn (March through May) and spring (September through November) are dryer seasons and ideal for a visit, while winter temperatures remain fairly warm.


Car rental in Tucuman - Airport

After you compare car hire, you may freely explore Argentina’s ‘Garden of the Republic’. Although visitors may rather walk than brave the heavy and disorganized traffic in San Miguel de Tucumán’s historic downtown area, public transportation is hard to find elsewhere in the province. Routes 9 and 34 are Tucumán’s main motorways, with two tolls along Route 9.