Arturo Michelena airport (VLN)

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Arturo Michelena airport (VLN)

Arturo Michelena International Airport, opened on September 29, 1991, is one of the most important in Venezuela and serves the urban area of Valencia and the state of Carabobo. It operates with domestic and international flights to Panama and Caribbean islands.

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Number of Terminals - 2 - National Terminal and International Terminal, located within walking distance from each other.
Annual passenger traffic: 790,000 passengers went through it in 2012.
Tel: +58 241 513 9902 / 9890 (International Terminal) / 9880 (National Terminal). There are passenger care counters inside the terminals, operating from 4:00 am to 9:30 pm.

Location

The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the east of the city of Valencia.

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The following companies are present inside the grounds:

Amigo's Car Rental (Tel +58 241 935 8112 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +58 241 619 7832 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +58 241 838 5385 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Unirent (Tel +58 241 897 6739)

 

Car rental search

Several options can be found near the airport, among them: Hotel Alcalá (Tel +58 241 871 6388), Dinastía Hotel (Tel +58 241 858 8139), Hotel Garden (Tel +58 241 821 2713), Posada La Pastora (Tel +58 414 347 9377), Hotel Palace (Tel +58 241 858 0227), Cristal Park Hotel (Tel +58 241 820 8907), Embassy Suites by Hilton Valencia-Downtown (Tel +58 241 200 4400), Hotel Coronado Suites (Tel +58 241 820 7000), Hotel Ucaima (Tel +58 241 822 7011), Hotel Venetur Valencia (Tel +58 241 824 7070).

 

Booking accommodation

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The airport has banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureau and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- A restaurant, fast food outlets, icecream store and vending machines are available.
Shopping- There are stores selling souvenirs, books and magazines, sweets, clothing and accessories.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping and porter services. Lost property should be accounted for at the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Medical clinic, travel agencies.

 

Taxi - There are services at the exit from the enclosure. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 25 minutes.

 

Across from the terminal building is situated a fenced and uncovered parking lot.

 

Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency prior to their flight.