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Bucaramanga Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Bucaramanga Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

the baggage carousel is outside, so if you need to call someone to pick you up, do it prior to hunting for your bags! - jim

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Palonegro International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small international airport with a variety of shopping and dining options
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Bucaramanga Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Bucaramanga Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Palonegro International Airport does not appeal to you, it is best to head back into Bucaramanga city center, as there are no hotels in or near the airport. Here are some suggestions based on Tripadvisor reviews:

  • Hotel D’Leon - (27 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Dann Carlton Hotel & Spa Bucaramanga - (28 minutes from the airport) Airport transfer service is available upon request ($). » Check Rates
  • Hotel Chicamocha - (30 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Bucaramanga Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bucaramanga Airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Landside, second floor.
  • Currency Exchange - Available at Aerocambios, 2nd Floor. Hours: 4:30AM - 9:00PM.
  • Duty Free and Shopping - Duty Free is available on the 2nd Floor in addition to a small selection of shops.
  • Food & Drinks - The airport offers at least 8 locations (restaurants/coffee shops) which are open during normal flight operation times. There are no 24 hour operations here.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 05:30 AM until 11:30 PM. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.

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As of February 2018, Bucaramanga airport is served by the following airlines: Avianca • LAN • Viva Colombia • EasyFly • ADA • Copa • Satena.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 27 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .