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Cartagena Airport Guide

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

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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 Cartagena Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Cartagena airport has two terminals: International and Domestic.
  • There are no 24 hour concessions, so be sure to purchase food before the restaurants close, if you plan to stay the night.
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Reviewers recommended the long benches found near the entrance to the airport.
  • Some reviewers reported mosquitos, so bring bug spray if you can.
  • 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 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 Cartagena Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Cartagena 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 are lounges that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details (ie. facilities, hours, pass and membership information):

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Cartagena Airport. Connect to the “Sacsa Gratis” Network.

Pro-Tip: Free WiFi through the Sacsa Gratis network is available inside the gates, but not in the check-in area. However, there is one spot just outside the international gate where you can connect to the Free WiFi network. The Sacsa Gratis network is accessible in the far back corner to the right of the international gates.

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Airport Hotels

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

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

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - There are 8 banks providing ATMs located throughout the airport.
  • Banking - Bancolombia offers full-service banking and an ATM in Domestic Arrivals, landside. Hours: 8:00AM - 11:30AM and 2:00PM - 4:30PM (Mon-Thurs) *same hours but open until 5:00PM on Friday.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Currency Exchange - Americambios - Location: Landside, International Arrivals Terminal. Hours: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as a small selection of shops. Hours: according to flight schedule.
  • Food & Drinks - Food concessions can be found in both terminals. There are no 24-hour options. Restaurants/Cafes are open 3:00AM - 12:00AM in the Domestic Terminal whereas in the International Terminal they operate from 6:00AM - 3:30PM or 11:00PM depending on the day’s operations.
  • Information Desk - Location: Landside, Main Hall, in front of Check-in Counters. Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - The airport has a Medical Center. Location: Landside, 1st Floor. Hours are not known.
  • 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.
  • Pharmacy - Yes a Drugstore is available in the Main Hall. Hours: according to flight schedule.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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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

Car rental agencies are available onsite in the Arrivals area of the Domestic Terminal.


Fixed-rate prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. Pay at the taxi ranks located at the Domestic and International terminals, then present the receipt to your driver before starting your journey.

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Last Updated: 31 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 .