Manuel Carlos Piar International Airport, also known as Puerto Ordaz Airport and opened in the 1960s, is an important air terminal in Venezuela. It serves the urban area of Ciudad Guayana and the state of Bolívar. It operates with regular domestic flights to several destinations in the country.
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:30 am to 0:00 am.
Airlines: Albatros Airlines, Avior Airlines, Conviasa, Estelar Latinoamérica, LASER, Turpial Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +58 286 951 8881.
The airport is found 15 km (9 miles) to the southwest of the city centre, in Puerto Ordaz, Caroní Municipality, part of the metropolitan area that makes up Ciudad Guayana.See Map
Inside the terminal there are offices from the following companies:
Aco Rent a Car (Tel +58 286 951 3038 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Galauto (Tel +58 286 951 2598)
Hertz (Tel +58 286 951 2474 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Unirent (Tel +58 286 953 6904)
The airport has banks and ATMs.
Food and Drinks- There are cafés and confectioneries in the public area and waiting rooms A and B.
Shopping- Handicrafts, books and magazines, cosmetics.
Baggage- For enquiries about missing luggage, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Travel agencies.
A few options in the surroundings are:
Eurobuilding Hotel & Suites Guayana (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
Hotel La Casona (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Posada Merú (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Posada Alta Vista (2 km/1.2 miles)
Embajador Hotel (2.2 km/1.4 miles)
Taxi - There are cabs outside the public area. The trip to the city centre takes 25-35 minutes.
There is a rated, outdoor car park in front of the terminal.
Special passengers (persons with reduced mobility or visually/hearing-impaired, pregnant women, elderly, unaccompanied children) are advised to arrange the proper services with their air company at least 48 hours in advance.
Latest updates: November 13, 2019