El Vigia airport (VIG)

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

Juan Pablo Perez Alfonzo Airport, opened on July 31, 1991, serves the city of El Vigia, in the state of Merida. It operates domestic flights to Caracas and Porlamar.

Official Website: baer.gob.ve

Number of Terminals - 1 -

Airlines: Aerolíneas Estelar, Aeropostal, Conviasa, LASER Airlines.

Annual passenger traffic: 40,000 passengers transited in 2015.

Tel: +58 275 881 9024 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - X (TWITTER)


The airport is located close to the urban area of El Vigia, to the north of the city center.

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What services does El Vigia airport (VIG) facilities include

Food & Drinks



Inquiries about lost or damaged baggage should be directed to the offices of the corresponding airline.

Other services

Travel agency.

Accommodation near El Vigia airport (VIG)

Among the hotels closest to the airport are the following:

Hotel Juniotel (2.2 km/1.4 miles)
Bari Hotel (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Posada Colonial Canta La Rana (20 km/12.4 miles)
Posada Filo Alto (20.4 km/12.7 miles)
Posada Agua Miel (22.6 km/14 miles)

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Public and private transportation


Services available next to the terminal entrance. You can board vehicles from Taxi Carabobo (Tel +58 275 881 3976), Taxis Unidos (Tel +58 275 881 2995), Taxi ServiTurismo (Tel +58 275 881 1544) or Taxis Aeroexpress (Tel +58 414 757 0918). The ride to the city center takes about 5 minutes.

Car rental agencies

There are no counters inside the terminal. Advanced reservations are recommended.


Parking services at El Vigia airport (VIG)

There are two open-air parking areas next to the left side of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

In case you need special assistance or wheelchairs, contact your airline at least 48 hours before your trip.


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Latest updates: May 27, 2024