Your Private Flight Guide to Copa América 2024

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

As the anticipation for Copa América 2024 reaches a fever pitch, soccer enthusiasts around the globe are gearing up for an extraordinary event set to captivate the Americas. 

Running from the 20th of June to the 14th of July, the tournament will take place across 14 vibrant host cities in the United States, promising a spectacle of skill, passion, and national pride. 

The prestigious competition, which is held every four years, will feature all ten national CONMEBOL teams (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela) and six qualifying CONCACAF national teams (Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, the United States, Canada, and Costa Rica). 

Whether you’d like to follow your nation’s journey from city to city, see stars such as Messi and Vinicius, or simply want to watch footballing history unfold, arriving in style, comfort, and ultimate convenience on a group charter or private jet flight with Air Partner sets the tone for an unforgettable trip. 

With the perfect aircraft for any flight range or group size and specialist Account Managers ready to curate a personalized Copa América travel itinerary based on your ideal match watch list, we can ensure you won’t miss a moment of the action. And, with the semi-finals coinciding with the 4th of July weekend, blend the thrill of the games with the festivities of this iconic American holiday. 

Here, we’ll explore the incredible cities hosting what is sure to be a spectacular Copa América tournament.

Atlanta, Georgia

Most Convenient Airport: Atlanta Regional Airport (FFC)

Match Schedule: 
06/27/24 – Argentina vs Canada 
06/27/24 – Panama vs USA 

Atlanta is known for its sophisticated urban feel, varied neighborhoods, and rich cultural heritage. It will host two matches, including the opening match of the Copa América tournament, at the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and MLS’s Atlanta United FC.

When you aren’t enjoying the action on the pitch, explore the luxurious neighborhoods of Virginia Highland and Buckhead, “the Beverley Hills of Atlanta,” admire the city’s mix of historic architecture and modern marvels, dine at award-winning restaurants, or visit landmarks like the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. 

Arlington, Texas

Most Convenient Airport: Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Match Schedule: 
06/21/24 – Peru vs Chile 
06/21/24 – USA vs Bolivia 
07/05/24 – Quarter-Final 2: Winner of Group B vs Runner-Up of Group A

Arlington is set to host two thrilling group stage matches and a quarter-final match over the 4th of July weekend at the world-class AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys. From the Museum of Fine Art to the Six Flags Over Texas Theme Park, there is plenty to keep you entertained away from the stadium lights.

Take a walk through one of the many peaceful parks, savor tantalizing Tex-Mex cuisine, or soak up the atmosphere in a live music bar. Nearby Dallas and Fort Worth, just a short 20-minute drive away, are also well worth exploring and offer an array of exceptional hotels, restaurants, and premium shopping options. 

Houston, Texas

Most Convenient Airport: William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

Match Schedule: 
06/22/24 – Mexico vs Jamaica
06/24/24 – Colombia vs Paraguay 
07/24/24 – Quarter-Final 1: Winner of Group A vs Runner-Up of Group B

With its striking skyline, lush green spaces, outstanding culinary offerings, and vibrant cultural scene, Houston is a modern cosmopolitan metropolis waiting to be explored. 

When you aren’t cheering on your team at the imposing NRG Stadium, there is much to see and do in this Texan powerhouse. A trip to one of the city’s 150+ museums is a must, with the Museum of Fine Art, Space Centre Houston, and Museum of Natural Science is among the most popular. Space enthusiasts can also embark on a NASA VIP Tour, while luxury lovers will enjoy The Galleria and its 375 stores. Houston will host two group stage matches and a quarter-final match over the weekend of the 4th of July. 

Santa Clara, California

Most Convenient Airport: San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Match Schedule:
06/27/24 – Ecuador vs Venezuela 
07/02/24 – Brazil vs Colombia

Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, the home of big tech, Santa Clara is known for its innovative spirit, natural beauty, and upscale leisure options. The two Copa América matches will take place at Levi’s Stadium, the home of San Francisco’s legendary NFL team, the 49ers. 

Top activities in the area include taking a scenic drive along the Pacific Coast Highway, hiking amidst the towering redwoods of Big Basin State Park, or visiting nearby San Jose with its cutting-edge exhibits at the Tech Interactive and upmarket Santana Row area. Ever-popular San Francisco can also be reached in under an hour by road.

Miami, Florida

Most Convenient Airport: Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF)

Match Schedule:
06/23/24 – Uruguay vs Panama 
06/29/24 – Argentina vs Peru
07/14/24 – Final of Copa América 2024

With its stunning beaches, lively nightlife, and an extensive array of chic hotels and restaurants, Miami’s extravagant allure and plush amenities make it a playground for lovers of the finer things in life. This hedonistic hotspot will host two group stage matches and what is sure to be an electric final to the Copa América tournament on July 14th. 

When in town, have fun in the sun on South Beach’s white sands, enjoy designer shopping at high-end Bal Harbour Shops, sail turquoise waters on a private yacht charter, and delve into the city’s ever-evolving art scene from the Instagram-famous Wynwood Walls to its endless list of cutting-edge galleries. 

Inglewood, California 

Most Convenient Airport: Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)

Match Schedule:
06/24/24 – Brazil vs Costa Rica 
06/26/24 – Venezuela vs Mexico 

Located in Los Angeles County, between the bright lights of Hollywood and the glistening waters and golden sands of the Pacific Ocean, Inglewood offers a captivating blend of sporting thrills, coastal charm, and Tinseltown glitz and glamour. 

After the excitement of the matches, which will be held at the SoFi Stadium, hike amidst the beauty of Runyon Canyon Park, relax on the pristine beaches of Santa Monica or Malibu, marvel at the view from Griffith Observatory, or sip cocktails at celebrity haunts like Chateau Marmont or Nobu. Consider renowned hotels such as The Beverly Hills Hotel or The Ritz-Carlton for the ultimate stay. 

East Rutherford, New Jersey 

Most Convenient Airport: Teterboro Airport (TEB) 

Match Schedule:
06/25/24 – Chile vs Argentina 
06/27/24 – Uruguay vs Bolivia 
07/09/24 – Semi-Final 1: Winner of QF1 vs Winner of QF2

MetLife Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in the USA and is the home field of the New York Jets and New York Giants. It will host two exciting Copa América group stage matches and a semi-final match on July 9th. Located only a short distance from the Big Apple, the stadium offers views of its iconic skyline. 

After the game, soak up the splendor of one of the most celebrated cities in the world – visit its many cultural treasures, embark on a cruise along the Hudson River, indulge in luxury shopping along Fifth Avenue, or unwind in an illustrious hotel like The Carlyle, The Plaza, or Aman New York. If one thing is for certain, it's that New York will not disappoint. 

Kansas City, Missouri

Most Convenient Airport: Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

Match Schedule:
07/01/24 – USA vs Uruguay 

Kansas City, Missouri, known locally as KCMO, is packed with character, culture, cascading fountains, fabulous barbecue restaurants, and an abundance of blues and jazz bars that will have you dancing the night away. From its standout sports teams to its culinary prowess, this Midwestern hub certainly packs a punch to rival much larger cities. It will welcome soccer fans to Arrowhead Stadium, the home of reigning Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, to see the USA take on Uruguay. 

While in town, there are breweries to discover, world-class museums and galleries to tour, art deco architecture to admire, and a whole lot of Midwestern heart to experience. 

Kansas City, Kansas 

Most Convenient Airport: Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

Match Schedule:
06/25/24 – Peru vs Canada 

Sitting on the eastern edge of Kansas, on the border with Missouri, Kansas City, Kansas, known as KCK, will welcome fans to its specialist soccer stadium, Children’s Mercy Park. As the smallest of all the stadiums hosting matches during the tournament, you’ll be able to get closer to the action as Canada takes on Peru. 

While KCMO and KCK are two separate cities sitting on opposite sides of the river, visitors can easily move between them, providing even more options for exploring. In KCK, walk the tranquil trails of Wyandotte County Lake Park, enjoy a NASCAR racing experience at Kansas Speedway, and sample the city’s thriving food scene – offering everything from fine dining to divine smoky and sweet barbecue. 

Las Vegas, Nevada

Most Convenient Airport: Harry Reid International Airport (LAS), North Las Vegas (VGT)

Match Schedule:
06/26/24 – Ecuador vs Jamaica
06/08/24 – Paraguay vs Brazil 
07/06/24 – Quarter-Final 3: Winner of Group C vs Runner-Up of Group D

From its extravagant resorts to legendary shows and high-stakes casinos, Las Vegas is renowned for its unparalleled blend of opulence and entertainment. Not one to do things by halves, Vegas’s Copa América events are guaranteed epic. The city will host two matches during the group stages and a quarter-final match on July 6th, all at the high-tech Allegiant Stadium. 

When you aren’t soaking up the soccer spirit, stroll the dazzling Las Vegas strip, shop top boutiques at Via Bellagio, play a hand of poker or baccarat at a VIP table, or take in one of the city’s magnificent shows from a private box. Tours over the Grand Canyon via helicopter are also unforgettable. 

Charlotte, North Carolina 

Most Convenient Airport: Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Match Schedule:
07/10/24 – Semi-Final 2: Winner of QF3 vs Winner of QF4
07/13/24 – Third place play-off 

With its Southern charm, warm hospitality, and stylish sophistication, Charlotte has seen a meteoric rise in popularity over the past decade, and it's not hard to see why. While still a major finance and banking hub, it now also attracts visitors for its outstanding arts scene, creative culinary offerings, sleek hotels, and sporting history. Charlotte will host one of the Copa América semi-final matches on the 10th of July and the 3rd place match on the 13th of July, both at the Bank of America Stadium. 

When in this Southern belle, be sure to visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame, with its racing simulators and sprawling exhibits, and the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, which displays works by the likes of Picasso and Warhol. 

Glendale, Arizona

Most Convenient Airport: Phoenix Scottsdale Municipal Airport (SCF)

Match Schedule:
06/28/24 – Colombia vs Costa Rica 
06/30/24 – Mexico vs Ecuador 
07/06/24 – Quarter-Final 4: Winner of Group D vs Runner-Up of Group C

Located in the Valley of the Sun, Glendale is an attractive desert city around 20 minutes from cosmopolitan Phoenix. The area is known for its year-round sunshine, outdoor activities, and lavish resort spas. Glendale will host two group-stage matches at State Farm Stadium, the home of the Arizona Cardinals. 

After the games, nature lovers will enjoy exploring the natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert, hiking at nearby Camelback Mountain, boating at Lake Pleasant Regional Park, or discovering the vibrancy of desert plants at the Desert Botanical Garden. A helicopter or sunrise hot air balloon flight provides a breathtaking view of the surrounding landscape. 

Orlando, Florida


Most Convenient Airport: Orlando Executive Airport (ORL)

Match Schedule:
06/29/24 – Canada vs Chile 
07/01/24 – Bolivia vs Panama 

With glorious weather, famous theme parks, sumptuous spas, and excellent shopping, Orlando has something to keep everyone entertained. This magical city, often dubbed the “Theme Park Capital of the World,” will host two group stage matches at the soccer-specific Inter&Co Stadium. 

While in town, a visit to the enchanting Walt Disney World, which is about the same size as San Francisco, Universal Orlando Resort, or SeaWorld Orlando, is a must. Away from the parks, you’ll find a host of impressive museums and galleries, Michelin-starred restaurants, top-tier golf courses, and trendy nightlife options. 

Austin, Texas 

Most Convenient Airport: Austin Executive Airport (EDC)

Match Schedule:
06/30/24 – Jamaica vs Venezuela 
07/02/24 – Costa Rica vs Paraguay 

Austin is much-loved for its unique culture, stunning parks, famous festivals, and delicious food. As the Live Music Capital of the World, it is also home to over 250 venues echoing with everything from traditional blues to honky-tonk and R&B every night of the week. 

When you aren’t swaying to the tunes or cheering on your team at the Q2 Stadium, explore the serene waters of Lady Bird Lake, get your fill of award-winning Tex-Mex cuisine, sip your way down the Texas Wine Trail, or spend sun-drenched days mural hopping or visiting cultural institutions like the Blanton Museum of Art. In short, Austin really does have it all. 

Fly Privately to Copa América 2024 with Air Partner

Whichever cities you choose for your Copa América tour, Air Partner’s extensive experience and strong industry relationships make us ideally placed to secure the perfect aircraft and airport slot for your needs, even during periods of high demand. 

So, whether you would like to fly to one match, seven, or as many as possible, our expert teams are on hand to create a bespoke travel itinerary that ensures you see every match you want to. 
To discuss your Copa América travel requirements, contact our expert Private Jets or Group Charter team. 

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