Rafael Núñez international airport
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Answers to Frequently Asked Passenger Questions
- What is the cheapest transportation option?
- Is the airport open 24 hours?
- Is it possible to access the Uber service?
- What to do in case of a long layover for a connecting flight?
- Is it possible to purchase a SIM card?
- What to do in case of loss of luggage or belongings?
- Are there banking and currency exchange services?
- What parking spaces does the airport have?
- Are there pharmacies at the airport?
- Does the airport have medical and first aid services?
Cartagena de Indias International Airport, (IATA: CTG), is one of the most important in Colombia, only behind the El Dorado Airport in Bogotá and the International Airport of Medellín. In addition to numerous domestic destinations, it operates with various international routes such as Panama City, Miami, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, New York, Lima, Orlando, Montreal, Toronto and Mexico City. It is located within the urban area of the city of Cartagena de Indias, in the Crespo neighborhood, just 10 minutes from the old town and the Conventions Center area and 15 minutes from the hotel zone. (SEE MAP).
Being in an urban area, there are several accommodation alternatives adjacent to the passenger terminal.
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The building is divided into two terminals: one for domestic flights and one for international routes. Both have VIP lounges and various services and are connected to each other by a short walking distance.
The airport has a gastronomic variety of restaurants, fast foods and cafes. There are also gift shops, duty free, bookstores, clothing, accessories, regional products and delicatessen. Currency exchange services, ATMs, convenience stores, VIP rooms and services, medical services and pharmacy are also available.
Public and Private Transport
The airport has two authorized taxi ranks, one in each terminal, right at the national and international exits. Estimated fare to the walled part: 4 usd and 10 minutes of journey. Uber does not have an exclusive stop, so you have to coordinate with the driver to agree on a meeting point at the airport. Both services are available 24 hours. Learn more
The buses known as “Metrocar” are the cheap public transport option (0.70 usd one way). The metrocar runs approximately every 10 minutes and runs between 6:50 am and 11:45 pm. Learn more
Private transfer services
There are private transfer services for your comfort and peace of mind. The best option is to book in advance since you will ensure 24-hour availability, in addition to waiting for you with a sign, as soon as you leave the passport control area. Rate: from 6.50 usd per person to the historic center Learn more
Rent a Car
If you want to rent a car at the Cartagena International Airport, the car rental counters are located in the external area of national arrivals. Learn more
Airlines flying to/from Rafael Nuñez airport.
Cartagena Airport has a parking lot for its passengers in front of the airport building. It can be divided by half an hour, hour, day and month and is available 24 hours a day. See more