Tarija airport (TJA)

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.


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Tarija airport (TJA)

Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza airport, opened as a commercial airport in 1969, is the air terminal serving the department of Tarija, in Bolivia. It operates with domestic destinations, such as La Paz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba, Yacuiba and Sucre.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 -

Airlines: Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet.

Annual passenger traffic:

Tel: +591 4 663 4554.


The airport is located 7 km (4.3 miles) southeast of the city of Tarija.  See Map

What services does Tarija airport (TJA) facilities include

The airport has public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food & drinks

There is a coffee shop inside the terminal.


Stores selling souvenirs and handicrafts in the main hall.


Luggage storage for hours or days. If your checked baggage was damaged or lost, contact the offices of the corresponding airline.

Other services


Accommodation near Tarija airport (TJA)

There are no accommodation options inside the grounds. The closest alternatives are:

Tarija House (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Hostal Palamas (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Hostal Segovia (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Gaia Apart Hotel (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Hotel Segovia I (1.8 km/1.1 miles)

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Public and private transportation


Vehicles from Radio Taxi Bicentenario (Tel +591 7 870 0009) and Radio Móvil 15 de Abril (Tel +591 4 665 5500) available right next to the main entrance of the terminal building.

Car rental agencies

Outside the Arrivals Hall, you will find a counter from Europcar (Tel +591 7772 3651), which operates Mondays through Fridays from 9:30 am to 1:45 pm and from 5:00 pm to 9:15 pm, and Saturdays from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

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Parking services at Tarija airport (TJA)

There is an open-air parking lot for short stays a few meters away from the main entrance.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

If you should require special assistance, contact your airline at least 48 hours prior to your flight.
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Latest updates: November 23, 2022