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 in August 1974, serves the Bucaramanga metropolitan area and is one of the most important airports in the country. It operates domestic destinations and international flights to Panama.

Official Website: bga.aerooriente.com.co

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

Airlines: Avianca, Clic Air, Copa Airlines, LATAM, SATENA, Wingo.

Annual passenger traffic: 2.1 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +57 607 691 0140 - FACEBOOK

Tourist information desk in the main hall.


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

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Accommodation near Bucaramanga airport (BGA)

There are no lodging facilities at the site. The closest options are located within Bucaramanga, about 30 minutes away.

Hotel Rivera Central (3.2 km/2 miles)
Hotel Girón Campestre (3.8 km/2.4 miles)
La Pera Hotel (6.1 km/3.8 miles)
Hotel Girón Plaza (6.2 km/3.9 miles)
Hotel Maracaná (6.3 km/3.9 miles)

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Car rental agencies

The following companies have offices where you can rent a car on the first floor of the terminal:

  1. Alamo (Tel +57 310 200 1617 - Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm)
  2. Akiautorental (Tel +57 314 476 1650 - 24 hours)
  3. Localiza (Tel 01 8000 520 001 - 5:00 am to 9:00 pm)

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, telephones and adapted restrooms. Inform your airline or travel agent of your needs at the time of booking. Wheelchair service should be arranged with the airline at the time of ticket purchase or upon arrival at the check-in counter.


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Latest updates: April 23, 2024