Simón Bolívar International Airport serves the metropolitan area of Santa Marta and is one the most important in the country. It operates with domestic flights to different destinations within the country.
Official Website: smr.aerooriente.com.co
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Avianca, LATAM, VivaAir Colombia.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +57 5 438 1360. There is a passenger care desk on the first floor, Arrivals Hall.
The airport is located 17 km (10.5 miles) to the south of the city of Santa Marta.See Map
Car rental counters are located in the Arrivals Hall, situated on the first floor.
Avis (Tel +57 51 629 1722 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +57 350 743 9106 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm)
National/Alamo/Enterprise (Tel +57 5 422 8812 - Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Among the nearest accommodations to the enclosure you can find: Zuana Beach Resort (Tel +57 5 438 0011), Sánha Plus Hotel (Tel +57 5 438 0788), Hotel Mar Azul Inn (Tel +57 5 422 8544), Hostal Central (Tel +57 301 613 7529), Hotel y Cabañas Brisas del Caribe (Tel +57 310 660 8508), Hotel Aeromar (Tel +57 313 853 7319), Hotel Costa Azul (Tel +57 5 432 0850), Hotel Castillo Imperial (Tel +57 304 336 2788), Villa Gloria (Tel +57 317 332 2046), Hotel Donama (Tel +57 300 267 2855). Some of them operate shuttle services to and from the airport.
The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureaus (5:00 am to 10:00 pm), post office, charging stations, internet kiosk and free Wi-Fi access. The Avianca Sala VIP lounge is located to the left after the boarding control and opens from 5:30 am to 9:00 am and from 11:00 am to 10:30 pm; it has computers, snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines (accessible with Priority Pass, United Club or Air Canada Maple Leaf Club membership, executive class passengers from Avianca and Avianca LifeMiles Gold or Diamond, first or business class passengers from Star Alliance and Star Alliance Gold airlines, or by paying at the door - USD25.00).
Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant, fast food outlets and a coffee shop on the first and second floors.
Shopping- Souvenir and handicraft shops in the commercial area of the second floor.
Baggage- In case of lost or damaged luggage, contact the counter of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Travel agencies, chapel, pharmacy, baby care facilities, medical services.
Bus - Line 03 (direction: Bonde-Airport and vice versa) has 54 stops. It starts operating at 5:00 and ends at 22:00. Only operates business days (no service, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays). The stop is located adjacent to the airport's parking lot.
Taxi - Yellow-coloured vehicles operated by Asocontax (Tel +57 5 432 0822 / 0767) and located at the exit from the passenger terminal. The company has its offices on the first floor. Journey time to the city centre is around 30 minutes.
The airport's parking lot is found on the first level. It has outdoor and unfenced spaces and areas for motorcycles.
Signalized ramps, elevator and wheelchairs available. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance.
Latest updates: February 28, 2019