To and From the Airport

Barranquilla - Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ):

Location: 12 km/7 miles S of the city near the suburb of Soledad.
By Taxi: Available outside the single terminal.
Rental Cars: Available in the terminal.
Airport Tax: Domestic Departure tax US$5.
Updated Jun13.


Bogotá/Santa Fe de Bogotá - El Nuevo Dorado (BOG):

Location: 13 km/8 Miles NW of the City.
Website: Bogota Airport
Airport Overview: There are 2 passenger terminals: El Dorado, the main terminal, and Puente Aéreo that exclusively serves the domestic and regional flights of Avianca and its subsidiary SAM.
By Taxi: To City Centre US$6-10/30-40 mins. Police dispatcher gives passengers a ticket with fare to destination. Beware of unlicensed cabs.


By Bus:
Local Buses to the city: Local busetas run to the airport 0600-2200 from Calle 19 or Carrera 10. They are usually marked AEROPUERTO on the front.
Satellite Bus: The satellite bus (El Bus Satélite) is a free shuttle bus that runs around the airport areas. Route: El Dorado Terminal (Entrance 4) - International Parking - Intl Cargo terminal - Centro de Estudios Aeronauticos (CEA) - Hotel Habitel - Airport Entrance No1 - Terminal Puente Aereo - Domestic Cargo Terminal.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Budget 414 8278, Dollar 266 3835, Flash Rent a Car 413 9013 & Renting 4139302. Desks are on the ground floor near Intl arrivals.



Car Parking: Karib Car Park COP 1000 per 15 mins. International Parking COP 900 per 15 mins up to 4 hours. After 4 hrs, COP 3600 up to 12 hrs.
Transfer between terminals: There are 2 passenger terminals and buses run frequently between them. A taxi between the terminals costs ~COP 5 000/5 mins.
Notes: ATMs/Cash Machines in both terminals.
Airport Tax: Departure: Intl US$28 for stays up to 2 months. US$46 for longer. Domestic Dep tax US$5. Payable in pesos or dollars but not by credit card.
Airport Website: www.elnuevodorado.com.
Airport Tel No: +57 1 425 1000. There are 2 passenger terminals: El Dorado (Tel 425 1000) & Puente Aéreo (425 1000 ext. 3218).
Updated Oct10 ADV. Visited Airport


Bucaramanga - Palonegro (BGA):

Location: High above the city.
By Bus: Colectivo buses leave from opposite the cathedral in Parque Santander. US$2.50. Alternatively, the local AEROPUERTO buses run every hour or two to Carrera 15 in town.
Airport Tax: Domestic Dep tax US$5.
Updated 2000


Cali (CLO):

Location: 16 km/10 miles North of the city.
Website: Cali Airport
By Bus: Mini buses run between the airport and the bus terminal in the city every ten minutes until 2000. US$1/30 mins.
Airport Tax: Departure: Intl US$28 up to 2 months. US$46 for longer. Domestic Dep tax US$5. Payable in pesos or dollars but not by credit card.
Updated 2000


Cartagena - Rafael Nuñez (CTG):

Location: 3 km/2 miles NE of the city in the suburb of Crespo.
By Bus: Frequent local buses run to the city.
Airport Tax: Domestic Departure tax US$5.
Updated 2000


Cúcuta - Camilo Daza Intl (CUC):

Location: 4 km/2 miles N of town.
By Bus: Buses can be caught on Avenida 3 in town and drop-off near the airport.
Airport Tax: Domestic Departure tax US$5.
Updated 2000


Ipiales (IPI):

Location: 7 km/4 miles NW of town.
By Taxi: To the city ~US$6.
By Bus: Colectivo buses US$0.75.
Airport Tax: Domestic Departure tax US$5.
Updated 2000


Leticia (LET):

Location: 1 km/1 mile N of town.


Medellín/Rionegro - José María Córdova (MDE):

Location: 30 km/19 miles SE of the city.
Website: www.medellin-airport.com
By Taxi: To the city center ~US$16.
By Bus: Frequent mini-buses run to the corner of Carrera 50A and Calle 53. US$2/1 hour.
Airport Tax: Departure: Intl US$28 up to 2 months. US$46 for longer. Domestic Dep tax US$5. Payable in pesos or dollars but not by credit card.
Notes: Used for most domestic and all international flights. Other flights may use Olasya Herrera airport, see below.
Updated Dec09 ADV


Medellín-Olaya Herrera (EOH):

Location: Right in the city.
Airport Tax: Departure: Domestic Dep tax US$5. Payable in pesos or dollars but not by credit card.
Notes: Used for some small flights domestically.
Updated 2000


Pasto (PSO):

Location: 31 km/19 miles N of the city on the way to Cali.
By Bus: Colectivo buses leave from the corner of Calle 18 and Carrera 25. US$2.50. It can be arranged for you to be picked up at your hotel by the colectivo. Contact the airline for details.
Airport Tax: Departure: Domestic US$5.
Updated 2000


Popayán (PPN):

Location: Right in town behind the bus station.
On Foot: 15 min walk to town.
Airport Tax: Departure: Domestic US$5.
Updated 2000


San Andrés - Pinilla (ADZ):

Location: 1 km/½ mile NW of San Andrés Town.
By Bus: Buses run on the nearby coastal road.
Airport Tax: Departure: Intl US$28 up to 2 months. US$46 for longer. Domestic Dep tax US$5. Payable in pesos or dollars but not by credit card.
Updated 2000


Santa Marta - Simon Bolivar (SMR):

Location: 16 km/10 miles S of the city toward Barranquilla (which is 70 km away).
By Bus: Buses can be caught on Carrera 1C in the city and are marked El Rodadero Aeropuerto. They take 45 mins to get to the airport.
Airport Tax: Departure: Domestic Dep tax US$5.
Updated Jun13./i>