There are 45 primary airports in Chile distributed among 43 cities. Chile has the 59th largest tourism market in the world by air, with 3,576,000 tourists arriving each year.*
The national aviation authority for the country is Directorate General of Civil Aviation. The busiest airport is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport with a total of 5,509,654 passengers.
*World Tourism Organization, Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Compendium of Tourism Statistics and data files.