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San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

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Juan Vicente Gómez International Airport, also known as San Cristóbal Airport and opened in 1928, serves the urban area of San Antonio del Táchira, the city of San Cristóbal and the neighbouring Colombian town of Cúcuta. It basically operates with domestic flights.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Conviasa, Rutaca, Venezolana.
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +58 276 771 6255. E-mail: Passenger care booth in the central hall (Tel +58 416 377 0699 / 426 873 8309).


The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the north of San Antonio del Táchira and 50 km (31 miles) west from San Cristóbal.

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What services does San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ) facilities include

The airport has a bank, ATMs, currency exchange bureau, postal service and meeting rooms.

Food and Drinks- The terminal has coffee shops.
Shopping- Options are limited to souvenir and handicraft stands, newsagents and tobacconists.
Baggage- Inside the enclosure, there are porters and luggage wrapping service. For enquiries about missing baggage, head to the counter of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- First aid room.


Accommodation near San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

The closest accommodations include:

Posada El Abuelo (2.9 km/1.8 miles)
Hotel Villas de San Diego (3.7 km/2.3 miles)
Hotel Faranda Bolívar (7 km/4.3 miles)
Casana Hostal (7.6 km/4.7 miles)
Hampton By Hilton Cucuta (7.8 km/4.8 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Cabs from Taxi Unión (Tel +58 276 771 0301 / 2302) available 24 hours a day outside the passenger terminal. Travel time to the city centre is around 5 minutes.


Parking services at San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

The airport's parking lot is uncovered and situated opposite the terminal building.


Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs in advance of their arrival.