Air Travel to the Islands

The Falkland Islands are serviced by the RAF Airbridge departing RAF Brize Norton, UK, every Sunday and Wednesday evenings.  This RAF flight arrives at Mount Pleasant Airport approximately 18 hours later on the following Monday and Thursday afternoon respectively.  There is also an LAN Chile connection from Santiago, which may also be joined at Punta Arenas every Saturday.  Arrives Mount Pleasant at approximately 1400hrs and departs on the same day at approximately 1600hrs.

For RAF flight details contact the Falkland Islands Government Office:
14 Broadway, London SW1H 0BH 
Tel: +44 207 222 2542, Fax: +44 207 222 2375, Email: travel@falklands.gov.fk

For South American flight details contact your local LAN Chile agent or visit www.lan.com 

All travellers arriving in the islands will require:

  • A valid passport and current visa (click for more detailed information)
  • A return air ticket or other evidence of prepaid onward travel arrangements
  • Sufficient funds to cover the expected length of stay in the islands
  • Pre-booked accommodation in the islands
  • Departure Tax is payable locally at £22 per person. Cash only in £GBP, $USD or EURO
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