Bucaramanga airport (BGA)

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.


  Passenger Guide

Palonegro International Airport, opened on August 1974, serves the metropolitan area of Bucaramanga and is one of the busiest in the country. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to Panama and the United States.

Official Website: bga.aerooriente.com.co

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 5:30 am and 11:30 pm.

Airlines: Avianca, Avianca Express, Copa Airlines, EasyFly, LATAM, SATENA, Spirit Airlines, VivaAir Colombia.

Annual passenger traffic: 1.3 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +57 7 691 0140 ext. 1502. - FACEBOOK

Tourist information desk in the main hall.


The airport is located in the city of Lebrija, 25 km (15 miles) to the west of Bucaramanga.

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Accommodation near Bucaramanga airport (BGA)

The enclosure does not provide accommodation. The nearest options are located within Bucaramanga, about 30 minutes away.

Hotel Girón Campestre (3.8 km/2.4 miles)
Hotel San Juan Internacional (5.3 km/3.3 miles)
La Pera Hotel (6.1 km/3.8 miles)
Hotel Girón Plaza (6.2 km/3.9 miles)
Hostal Cactus (6.5 km/4 miles)

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Public and private transportation


Services from Uber are available. Follow the directions in the app to meet your driver.


There are regular (yellow) and special (white) cabs at the exit from the terminal. Journey time to the city centre is 35-45 minutes.

Car rental agencies

Alkilautos (Tel +57 310 282 3333) offers car rental services on the first floor of the terminal, from Monday to Saturday between 7:30 am and 9:00 pm and Sundays from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.

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Parking services at Bucaramanga airport (BGA)

There is a parking lot across from the terminal, on the second level, for short and long stays.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include access ramps, elevators, adapted telephones and restrooms. Inform your airline or travel agency about your needs at the moment of your booking.

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Latest updates: November 18, 2022