San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

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

General Cipriano Castro International Airport, opened in 1949, serves the urban area of San Antonio del Táchira, capital of the Bolívar municipality, the town of San Cristóbal and the neighboring Colombian city of Cúcuta. It mainly operates domestic flights.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 -

Airlines: Aerolíneas Estelar, Conviasa, Rutaca.

Annual passenger traffic:

Tel: +58 276 224 5518


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

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

The airport has ATMs, postal service and meeting rooms.

Food and Drinks

The terminal has coffee shops.


Options are limited to souvenir shops, handicrafts, newsagents and tobacconists.


For inquiries about lost luggage, contact the corresponding airline counter.

Other Services

First aid room.

Accommodation near San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

The nearest accommodations include:

Hotel Casa Colonial (3.3 km/2 miles)
Lidotel San Cristóbal (23.2 km/14.4 miles)
Posada El Remanso de Pueblo Nuevo (24.7 km/15.3 miles)
Valle de Santiago Hotel Boutique (24.8 km/15.4 miles)


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Public and private transportation


Vehicles are available outside the passenger terminal. Some companies you can book in advance are Cooperativa Moto Taxis Mawiyarico (Tel +58 424 772 7652) and Asociación Civil Moto Taxi Shallom (Tel +58 414 036 7474). The travel time to the city center is about 5 minutes.

Car rental agencies

There are no car rental offices within the airport facilities. It is recommended to book in advance.


Parking services at San Antonio del Táchira airport (SVZ)

The airport parking is outdoors and located in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

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


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Latest updates: May 26, 2024