Alert: Lima Airport Status and Repatriation Flight Updates, Peru (April 27, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Status of the Lima International Airport:   The Jorge Chávez International Airport in Callao remains closed. Flights only depart from Grupo 8, the Peruvian Air Force Base in Callao, which has restricted access based on Peruvian security regulations. The U.S. Embassy will continue to send regular updates about emergency repatriation flights as they become available. We urge U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States to take advantage of all viable flight options.  If you cannot board an upcoming flight, be prepared to remain in Peru until the country’s government ends its nationwide restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Flights: Warrior Angels Rescue notified the U.S. Embassy of a possible flight tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28.  It is our understanding that this flight is not yet confirmed.  For more information on the Lima rally point for departure to the Air Force Base in Callao, contact Warrior Angels Rescue directly by emailing warriorangelsrescue@gmail.com.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight. The U.S. Embassy is not the meeting location for this flight and will not provide transportation to the Peruvian Air Force Base.

The Eastern Airlines emergency repatriation flights from Lima to Miami on Wednesday, April 29, and Wednesday, May 6, are completely booked.  Eastern is planning a flight for Monday, May 4.  Flights are open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs).  For more information, visit https://goeasternair.com, or by calling +1 (855) 216-7601, or via WhatsApp +52-1-800-953-1800.

The charter flights from Lima to Miami operated by private tour operator Solange Reps and scheduled for Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 8, are fully booked.  These are not U.S. Embassy flights.  For additional information, contact Solange Reps directly by calling +1 (786) 387-0000 or +51-952-396-417.

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