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Barranquilla Airport

General information

Barranquilla is the fourth largest city in Colombia in terms of inhabitants, known as the birthplace of singer Shakira and carnival. Carnaval de Barranquilla is the second largest carnival in the world, after Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Barranquilla Airport is located south of the city and consists of one terminal and one runway. At the moment renovations are taking place at the airport, Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport is currently being expanded and renovated.


Where is Barranquilla Airport situated?

The airport is located in the municipality of Soledad south of Barranquilla. The main road near Barranquilla Airport is Calle 10a.

How many terminals does Barranquilla Airport have?

Barranquilla Airport has one terminal. After the security check you will enter the section for International Departures or the section for Domestic Departures, depending on your destination.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Barranquilla Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Colombia.

Airport Distance
Santa Marta Airport 65km
Cartagena Rafael Núñez Airport 95km



The distance from Barranquilla Airport to the centre of Barranquilla is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Barranquilla.

From BAQ Airport to Barranquilla City centre by Car
13 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Barranquilla Airport by public transport. Visit the Barranquilla Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Barranquilla Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Barranquilla is about COP 26000.-. Book your taxi at Barranquilla Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From BAQ Airport to Barranquilla City centre by Taxi
13 km
30 min
COP 26000.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Barranquilla Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Barranquilla Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Barranquilla Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Barranquilla Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Barranquilla Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Barranquilla Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Barranquilla Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Avianca
  • Viva Air
  • LATAM Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Copa Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Barranquilla Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Ayenda Baly Express, Malambo

Situated within 12 km of Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez and 14 km of San Nicolas Square, Ayenda Baly Express features rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Malambo.


Hotel Boutique Campanario del Río, Soledad

The nearest airport is Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, 4.4 km from Hotel Boutique Campanario del Río. Hotel Boutique Campanario del Río offers free WiFi and rooms with air conditioning in Soledad.


Sol Caribe Hotel, Soledad

Located in Soledad, 3.7 km from Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez, Sol Caribe Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and a garden. The property is set 10 km from San Nicolas Square, 10 km from Museum of the Atlantic and 11 km from Plaza de la...

Hotels in Barranquilla

Looking for the best hotels in Barranquilla? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


NH Collection Royal Smartsuites, Barranquilla

With a small swimming pool offering views of Barranquilla, NH Collection Royal SmartSuites offers elegant accommodation with gym facilities. WiFi is free. NH Collection Royal SmartSuites features luxurious and modern facilities in full 5-star...


Wyndham Garden Barranquilla, Barranquilla

Offering a restaurant and a fitness centre, Wyndham Garden Barranquilla is located 5 minutes’ walk from Venezuela Park. It features free WiFi access is available in public areas.


Holiday Inn Express - Barranquilla Buenavista, an IHG Hotel, Barranquilla

Offering an outdoor pool and fitness centre in a brand new building, Holiday Inn Express Barranquilla Buenavista is located in the Riomar district in Barranquilla, 1 km from Buenavista Shopping Center.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets in the city and near Barranquilla Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Barranquilla: 6-Hour Downtown Tour & River Avenue Boardwalk

Experience a 6-hour sightseeing tour around the beautiful Barranquilla. Visit culturally important places such as Paseo Bolívar, San Nicolás Square, Carnaval Museum, and the River Avenue Boardwalk.


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