Riohacha Almirante Padilla airport (RCH)

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

Almirante Padilla Airport is an airport serving the Caribbean coastal city of Riohacha in the Guajira Department of Colombia. It operates with domestic flights and some international charter flights.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Avianca, Viva Air Colombia
Annual passenger traffic: 170, 000 in 2017
Tel. +57 (5) 728 32 99


The airport is located within the urban area of Riohacha, on the southwestern edge of the city.

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What services does Riohacha airport (RCH) facilities include

There is a restaurant and a coffe in the public hall and a coffe in the boarding area.

Craft and souvenir store

Mobile services

ATM cash machine in the first floor in front of the check in area.


Accommodation near Riohacha airport (RCH)

Hostal Solsticio Guajiro (0.7 km), Hotel Casa Grande Riohacha (1.1 km)


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Public and private transportation

Microbus and taxis links the airport with the city.

Microbus CR15   tel. (57) (54) 7273855

24 hour taxis - Asociación de choferes de taxis Aeropuerto Almirante Padilla - tel.  (57) (54) 7286136


Car rental agencies

There are no business counters in the terminal. Guests are advised to book the order in advance.


Parking services at Riohacha airport (RCH)

A free small open air parking lot is located in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

If you require special assistance, contact your airline at least 48 hours prior to your flight.

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Latest updates: August 26, 2019