Maracaibo airport (MAR)

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

La Chinita International Airport, opened on November 16, 1969, serves the urban area of Maracaibo, in the state of Zulia, and is one of the most important in the country. It operates domestic flights and international destinations to Panama and the Dominican Republic.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 2 - National Terminal and International Terminal, open 24 hours a day and connected by pedestrian walkways.

Annual passenger traffic: 2 million passengers went through it in 2010.

Tel: +58 261 733 7433 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - X (TWITTER)

Information counters are available around the clock in the central and international halls.


The airport is located 15 km (9.3 miles) southwest of the city of Maracaibo.

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What services does Maracaibo airport (MAR) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, currency exchange offices (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm), internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access.

Food & Drinks

Both terminals feature restaurants, cafes, confectioneries, ice cream parlors, bars, fast food outlets and vending machines.


The facility includes duty-free shops, books, clothing and accessories, crafts, toys, jewelry, flowers, candy.


Porters and luggage wrapping are available in the central hall. Lost baggage inquiries should be made at the counter of the respective airline.

Other Services

Pharmacies, travel agencies, beauty salon, medical services.

Car rental agencies

Car rental counters from Ciudad Cars (Tel +58 261 735 9823) are available within the terminal from Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Parking services at Maracaibo airport (MAR)

The facility has a parking area divided into 5 open-air, unfenced sectors, with spaces for short and long stays.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are access ramps, escalators and adapted restrooms. Inform your airline or travel agency about your particular needs when making your reservation.


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Latest updates: May 26, 2024