Jacinto Lara International Airport, opened in 1961, serves the urban area of Barquisimeto and is one of the busiest in Venezuela. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to Central America and the Caribbean.
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Conviasa, Estelar Latinoamérica, LASER, Venezolana.
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +58 251 718 8384 / 718 8379 / 442 3390. Information counter in the central hall.
The airport is located within the urban area of Barquisimeto, to the south of the city.See Map
The airport has banks, ATMs, post office and Wi-Fi access. The Premier Club lounge is open between 5:00 am and 8:00 pm and is located on the second floor, before the security control; it offers TV, air conditioning, newspapers, magazines, telephones, fax, computers, refreshments, drinks, Wi-Fi (accessible by paying at the door).
Food and Drinks- There are coffee shops and ice-cream stores on the ground floor, and restaurants and fast-food outlets on the second level.
Shopping- Options include stores selling souvenirs, handicrafts, sweets, clothing, accessories, jewellery, books, toys.
Baggage- Porter and luggage wrapping services are available in the west wing and in front of the check-in area. Enquiries about missing baggage should be directed to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Travel agencies.
The enclosure does not provide accommodation, but given its proximity to the city, there are several options nearby.
Hotel Canario Larense (1.9 km/1.2 miles)
Hotel West Plaza (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Hotel El Portón (5.1 km/3.2 miles)
Hotel Príncipe (5.2 km/3.2 miles)
Hotel Crepúsculo (5.7 km/3.5 miles)
Taxi - At the entrance to the enclosure you can hire authorized services provided by Taxi Aeropuerto Express (Tel +58 424 377 0474). Reaching the city centre takes around 10 minutes.
There are car rental desks from ACO (Tel +58 251 442 2321 / 441 9602 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm).
An uncovered area for short- and long-term parking is available in front of the terminal building.
Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency before their arrival.
Latest updates: November 08, 2019