Barranquilla airport (BAQ)

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Barranquilla airport (BAQ)

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 Panama and the United States.

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Number of Terminals
- 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +57 5 316 0900 / 350 859 4383 / 180 0018 1048. There is an information desk in the public area of the second floor.


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

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Car rental companies

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 (Tel +57 5 342 5205 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Localiza (Tel +57 317 893 9319 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)
National (Tel +57 5 324 9084)


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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 outside the terminal. Journey time to downtown Barranquilla is 50 minutes.


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.


Services for passengers with special needs

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