Lima Airport Guidelines For COVID-19 Prevention

Jorge Chávez International Airport Guidelines To Prevent COVID-19

Travelers are reminded that all repatriation flights now depart from the Jorge Chávez International Airport. Please keep the following in mind as you are making travel arrangements, and plan accordingly:

  • Be prepared to wait for extended periods of time. The return to ​commercial airport is likely to produce delays as new measures are implemented for the first time.
  • Only ticketed passengers will be allowed entry to the airport. Family and friends should stay home in order to follow all social distancing measures and Ministry of Health protocols.
  • All passengers are subject to security screening.
  • All passengers are subject to health screening before boarding. Passengers should expect to have their temperature taken and should be prepared to answer health-related questions. Passengers suspected of having COVID-19 will not be allowed to board.
  • Bring ​snacks. Food facilities may not be open, and repatriation flights have limited food options.
  • Bring your own sanitizer and wipes​, but note that liquids may be restricted due to airport security regulations.
  • Face masks AND face shields are required at all times at Jorge Chávez International Airport. Face masks are required while traveling on the airplane to comply with Peruvian and U.S. government regulations.
  • No smoking is allowed.
  • Check with your travel provider in advance to arrange appropriate accessibility measures prior to arriving at the airport.
  • Wheelchair availability may be limited. Airline staff can assist in very limited circumstances. If you need additional assistance, you may need to travel with a companion who can assist.The airport remains closed for commercial flights. International borders remain closed. If you remain in Peru, please continue to follow Peruvian government health and safety guidelines and quarantine restrictions.

COVID-19: Travel to Peru

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Health Alert: COVID-19 Updates, Peru (September 9, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event:  Peru has entered phase three of its gradual reopening plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More businesses and services are allowed to operate, provided they comply with preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 


Flights: Since July 15th, domestic flights resumed at Jorge Chavez Airport after almost four months of suspended flights. The first flight was from Lima to Iquitos. You can travel to any region of Peru except to and from Ancash, Arequipa, Huanuco, Ica, Cusco, Junin, Madre de Dios, and San Martín; they still have a travel ban because they still have a lot of cases. 


The number of flights has been reduced to around 17 flights per day. If you want to travel you must follow these recommendations given by the airport which allows you to fly.

  • All passengers must wear a facemask and a facial protector to enter the airport and can’t take it off at any time.
  • Passengers must arrive at Jorge Chavez Airport 3 hours before their flight to have their check-in and if you are flying from another region you will only need to arrive 2 hours before your flight.
  • Only passengers will be allowed to enter the airport, except for the ones that might need some help but just one person. 
  • The passenger must present a Health Statement, in which they confirm they don’t have any Covid-19 symptoms or have been exposed to Covid-19 in the last 14 days.
  • Minors under 14 years old will only be allowed to fly if they travel with an adult or their tutor. 
  • Anybody who wants to fly mustn’t have any fiber or symptom of illness at the time they arrive at the airport.

What this means for Treehouse Lodge Guests

    • If you’re planning on visiting Treehouse Lodge between August 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 the final payment is due 7 days before your arrival to give you more flexibility in planning your trip.
    • For any of our guests who are more than 7 days out from their trip, they can cancel with a 100% refund.
    • All of our employees are required to use face masks at all times and they are also required to consistently wash their hands and use alcohol-based hand sanitizers to prevent any spread. 
    • We also require all of our guests use a face mask while they stay outside their Treehouse and also if they go on an excursion it is recommended that they use it.
    • We already have attained approval of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to welcome guests and also have hired a professional Nurse Technician to stay at the lodge all day in case any of our guests or employees feel sick.

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