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Old Jun 8th, 2009, 08:44 AM
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How early to the airport for domestic flights?

I know we need to be to the Lima airport about 3 hours early for our flight returning to the states, but how about a morning flight from Lima to Puerto Maldonado? Is an hour enough time or should we leave 2? We will be traveling in about a week and a half, if that makes any difference. Thanks!
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Old Jun 8th, 2009, 10:26 AM
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One hour will be fine if you have your boarding passes. If you are flying Lan you can print them out 48 hours prior to your flight.
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Old Jun 8th, 2009, 02:06 PM
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Be sure to confirm your flight time that morning. Lima airport takes about an hour to reach from Miraflores. One hour should be okay if you have a boarding pass, the airport is fairly small. You will need to pay your departure tax and sometimes that line can be long, I might allow a bit more than an hour to be safe.
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We can print out our boarding passes before we leave the states, but since we will still have to check luggage, does that make a difference?
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Near the counters there is a "bag drop" for people with boarding passes, there will probably still be a short line for it but you won't have to check in at the counter. BTW you will find English speaking LAN agents at the Lima airport, no worries.
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