Medellin airport (MDE)

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.


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José María Córdova International Airport, locally known as "Rionegro Airport" and opened on June 30, 1985, serves the city of Medellín. In addition to domestic flights, it operates with international destinations in countries in South America, the United States, Mexico, Central America and Spain.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 7.9 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +57 604 402 5110 – FacebookTwitter

Information office in the check-in area, on the second floor. Tourist information desk in the International Arrivals Hall.


The airport is located in the town of Rionegro, 29 km (18 miles) southeast from Medellín.

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Parking services at Medellin international airport (MDE)

Medellín airport has an outdoor circular parking lot, in front of the terminal building, with an estimated capacity of 520 vehicles and available around the clock. The car park has options for short and long-term stays. There are specific areas for passengers with reduced mobility.

Parking cost for cars:
▸ First hour: $COP 7,000
▸ Between 1 and 2 hours: $COP 12,000
▸ Between 2 and 3 hours: $COP 14,000
▸ Between 3 and 4 hours: $COP 17,000
▸ Between 4 and 5 hours: $COP 20,000
▸ Between 5 and 6 hours: $COP 23,000
▸ Between 6 and 7 hours: $COP 25,000
▸ From 7 to 24 hours: $COP 26,000

▸ Loss of parking ticket: $COP 25,000

Parking for motorcycles:
▸ First hour: $COP 2,000
▸ Full day: $COP 13,000


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers with reduced mobility have ramps, escalators, special telephones and lifts. If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, contact your airline before your flight.

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Latest updates: October 12, 2022