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Ollantaytambo was a strategic military, agricultural and religious place to manage and control the Sacred Valley of the Incas. This follows from the constructions that were presumed agricultural reservoirs and for military use as walls and watchtowers (probably to protect against jungle ethnicity). The archaeological site includes a series of over-imposed terraces, showing the impressive and large blocks of stone finely carved and located on the upper terrace (Temple of the Sun).

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Visit Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisaq, Urubamba, Sacsayhuaman and The Cathedral of Cusco on this 7-day private tour in the company of a professional and personalized tour guide. You will also have a tour to the Incan holy city of Cusco.

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Cusco Airport (CUZ) Information


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 CUZ Cusco Airport Info & Guide


Cusco Airport

Where is Cusco Airport?  


The city of Cusco is located in southeastern Peru, in the Southern Sierra Mountains, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.


Located at the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracting near 2 million visitors a year. Cusco is a popular starting point for tourists travelling to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.


Cusco International Airport (IATA: CUZ, ICAO: SPZO), officially Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport,  also referred to as Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport, or simply Cusco Airport, is located right in the city of Cusco, in Cusco Province, Peru. The airport is named to honour Peruvian Alejandro Velasco Astete, who, in 1925, was the first pilot to cross the Andes.


In 2013, Cusco Airport served 2,308,110 passengers, making it Peru's second busiest airport. This is despite CUZ airport's limited capacity: the long runway, required for high elevation take offs, is precarious located near the city's centre, and surrounded by mountains, permitting daytime-only operations. Construction of a new airport, in nearby Chinchero, was announced in 2012.


Airlines that fly to Cusco Airport include Amaszonas, Avianca, LAN Peru, Peruvian Airlines and Star Peru.


Cities with flights to Cusco Airport include Arequipa, Juliaca, La Paz, Lima and Puerto Maldonado.



 


 

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Cusco Airport services include:


  • Restaurants
  • Massage services

 

Tap tap on the glass with coins: this is a pasttime of residents to get your attention once you enter the airport after getting off the plane or if you have a pre-arranged ride.




Additional Cusco Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 17 Mar 2017