Barcelona - José Antonio Anzoátegui airport (BLA)

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Barcelona - José Antonio Anzoátegui airport (BLA)

General José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport, also known as Los Mesones Airport, serves the urban area of Barcelona and is one of the most important in the country. It operates with several domestic flights and international destinations in the United States and the Caribbean.

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Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Avior Airlines, Estelar Latinoamérica, LASER, Rutaca, Serami Air.
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +58 281 275 2035 / 275 1745 / 276 1546. In the central hall there is a customer care desk operating from 5:00 am to 8:00 pm.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) to the south of the city of Barcelona.

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Car rental companies

The following companies have counters inside the terminal:

ACO (Tel +58 281 278 1930 / 317 6519 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Amigo's Car Rental (Tel +58 281 278 1920 - 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +58 281 276 3678 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +58 281 277 1325 - Monday to Saturday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +58 281 277 2598 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
Unirent (Tel +58 281 278 1910)


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What services does Barcelona - José Antonio Anzoátegui airport (BLA) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, post office, plugs for charging electronic devices and internet kiosk. The Premier Club lounge is situated on the upper level, to the left of the escalators, and opens from 5:30 am to 8:00 pm; the maximum stay is 3 hours and it has TV, air conditioning, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, computers, refreshments, drinks, telephones, fax (access with DragonPass membership).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants and cafés on the first floor.
Shopping- Stores selling handicrafts, fashion and accessories, books.
Baggage- Porters and luggage wrapping services available. In case of missing baggage, head to the offices of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Medical clinic, art gallery.


Accommodation near Barcelona - José Antonio Anzoátegui airport (BLA)

There are no hotels inside the airport grounds, but you can find several options in the vicinity. Hotel El Dorado Suites (Tel +58 281 274 9527), Puerto Playa Suites (Tel +58 281 500 3300), Punta Palma Hotel & Marina (Tel +58 281 280 0800), Oasis Hotel (Tel +58 281 500 5034), Hotel Mochima Resort (Tel +58 281 278 0030), Aqua Vi Marina Hotel & Suites (Tel +58 281 420 2782), Hotel Maremares (Tel +58 281 280 7500), Hotel Rasil (Tel +58 412 481 3542), Hotel Cristina Suites (Tel +58 281 500 7700), Hotel Riviera (Tel +58 281 267 2111).


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Regular and luxury cabs are available around the clock outside the terminal. Travel time to the city centre is approximately 20 minutes.


Parking services at Barcelona - José Antonio Anzoátegui airport (BLA)

The enclosure has two parking areas opposite the terminal building. They operate around the clock and one of them is free.


Services for passengers with special needs

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