Barranquilla airport (BAQ)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, opened on April 7, 1981, serves the metropolitan area of Barranquilla and is an obligatory crossing for the air routes linking South America and North America, due to its strategic location. It operates with domestic flights to several destinations within the country and with international flights to Venezuela, Panama, the United States and the Caribbean.

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Number of Terminals
- 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.6 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +57 5 316 0900 / 180 0018 1048. E-mail: [email protected]. There is an information desk in the public area on the second floor.


The airport is located in the city of Soledad, 7 km (4.5 miles) south from Barranquilla.

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Public and private transportation

Bus - Berlinas (Tel +57 5 385 0030) operates services to Bogotá, also stopping at Bosconia, Chiriguaná, Pailitas, Honda and Faca, departing several times a day. More information

Taxi - Vehicles from Asotaeba (Tel +57 5 334 8476 / 8072) available around the clock on the first floor, outside the terminal. Journey time to downtown Barranquilla is 50 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental offices are found in the check-in area.

Avis (Tel +57 1 629 1722 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Hertz/Localiza (Tel +57 5 342 5555 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
National (Tel +57 301 756 0903 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)


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Parking services at Barranquilla airport (BAQ)

The airport's parking lot is located on the first level, next to the exit from the passenger terminal. It has spaces for short- and long-term stays. More information: Tel +57 5 334 6465 / 8465.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency before their flight.

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Latest updates: October 27, 2019