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Cali Airport Guide

cali airport guide

In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Cali 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!

I slept in the lobby with some other people. It's secure cuz lights on and people walking around. I saw 2 security guards. - a traveller (2014)

Airport Overview

cali airport

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 Cali Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, single-terminal international airport with clean facilities and a modest variety of shops and restaurants.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Although none of the reviewers suggested a specific place to sleep, one reviewer noted the airport felt safe and secure and had comfortable seats.
  • A recent reviewer (Oct 2016) reported that he was not allowed to stay overnight in the airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to use one of the first class lounges. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

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

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Cali 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

If you are an economy class traveller, you can enter these lounges at Cali airport either by purchasing a lounge pass or through a membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

  • Avianca Sala VIP - Location: Landside, airport entrance #2. Hours: 5:00AM - 10:00PM (Daily). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (US$ 25)
  • Avianca Sala VIP - Location: International Terminal, Airside. Showers are available. Hours: 4:30AM - 11:00PM (Daily). Lounge Access: Pay at the Door (US$ 25)

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Cali Airport near the gates.

If you do not have a mobile device, there is an Internet Booth on the 1st Floor, International Arrivals. It is not known if fees apply, but we'll assume so.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Cali Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel H&M - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($).
  • Hotel Las Victorias - (10 minutes from the airport) Airport shuttle is available ($).

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

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Yes, several ATMs are available in the airport.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Chapel - Location: Landside, Third Floor. Hours: open 24 hours. Mass every Tuesday 10:00 AM. Religion: Catholic.
  • Currency Exchange - Cambios Inter. Two locations: International Arrivals, 1st floor •
    Landside on the 2nd floor.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - A small variety of duty-free shops are available in the International Pier Duty-Free area. A few gift shops and sweet shops are available throughout the airport.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to confirm the availability of 24-hour dining. Some of the food options are: Dunkin’ Donuts • Flying Dogs • Juan Valdez Coffee • Kokoriko • La Locura • Pan Pa’ Ya! • Ricuras • Sandwich Qbano • Subway
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, Second Floor, near the Airlines Offices - Hours: 06:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Yes, luggage wrapping machines are available landside in the Check-In area.
  • Medical Services - Urgent and emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day in the airport terminal. Ask an airport staff member for assistance.
  • Pharmacy - Droguería S&S is located on the 2nd floor.
  • Showers - Showers are available in the Avianca Sala VIP. [ see Airport Lounges above ]
  • Travel Agency - Location: 3rd Floor, landside

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies offer service onsite: Alamo • Avis • Budget • Hertz • Localiza.


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

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Last Updated: 02 August 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.

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