Santa Marta airport (SMR)

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

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 and with international flights to Miami and Panama.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:00 am to 0:00 am.

Airlines: Avianca, Copa Airlines, LATAM, Ultra Air, VivaAir Colombia, Wingo.

Annual passenger traffic: 3.8 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +57 7 691 0140 ext. 1203. - FACEBOOK

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.

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Accommodation near Santa Marta airport (SMR)

Among the nearest accommodations, a few operate shuttle services to and from the airport.

Villa Martha Casa Lu (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Vivir Sabroso (1 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Aeromar Central (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Ayenda Brisas del Caribe (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
GHL Relax Hotel Costa Azul (1.5 km/0.9 miles)

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Public and private transportation


Line 03 (direction Bonde-Airport and vice versa) has 55 stops. It starts operating at 5:00 am and ends at 10:00 pm. It departs from the airport's parking lot and some of the stops are Rodadero, Hernández, Frente Cardiovascular, Libertador, Diagonal 36.


Yellow-colored vehicles operated by Asocontax (Tel +57 310 682 2673 / 316 654 7770) and located at the exit from the passenger terminal. The company has its offices on the first floor, in the Arrivals Hall, and operate from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm. Journey time to the city centre is around 30 minutes.

Car rental agencies

Massy Motors (Tel +57 2 485 3999) operates car rental desks on the first floor, both in the transit hall and the Arrivals area. Working hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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Parking services at Santa Marta airport (SMR)

The airport's parking lot is found on the first level. It has outdoor and unfenced spaces and areas for motorcycles. More information: Tel +57 3185169351. Rates

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Signalized ramps, elevator and wheelchairs available. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their particular needs in advance.


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Latest updates: March 23, 2023