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Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

EOH Airport Overview

medellin airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport.

What to Expect

Medellin’s secondary airport, Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport (code: EOH) has a single terminal that handles domestic and regional flights. Facilities include a variety of cafes, eateries, and shops, as well as free WiFi.

Sleeping in Olaya Herrera Airport

Camping out here is not possible as the airport closes nightly from 6:00PM until 4:30AM. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Olaya Herrera Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:30AM – 6:00PM. Airport shops and restaurants open at 6:00AM.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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 with a prepaid lounge pass or through a membership program.

  • The Lounge Medellin Regional – Location: Airside, after Security Checks, Departures Gates, end of the hall. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Olaya Herrera Airport Lounges

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.


Free WiFi is available at Medellin Olaya Herrera Airport. Connect to the “AeropuertoMedellin-EOH” network.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Machines are operated by Bancolombia, Davivienda, Banco Popular and Servibanca. 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. Locations: 2nd Floor, National Departures Area.

Baggage Trolleys – Need a hand with your luggage? Baggage trolleys are available. Rates: unknown.

Currency Exchange – Currency exchange services are available. Location: 1st Level.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty Free & Shopping – There are no Duty Free shops, but you can find a few local shops for last minute items.

Food & Drinks – There are a few local cafes, coffee and sweet shops.

Garden – The airport offers dedicated garden areas on the 1st and 2nd Floor of the airport.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, visit one of the four information points located on the 1st Floor, landside. It is not known if these points are staffed.

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, click here to update this airport guide.

Pharmacy – Not available

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Travel Agencies – If you are you are arriving in Medellin and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, there are a number of travel agencies with offices at the airport that can probably help. Aviatur, BCD Travel, Swiss Andina Turismo, Travel Colombia and Viajes Veracruz can be found on the 1st Floor. While A1SA, Aerolinos and Travel, Elite Travel Tour, Nature Tourism and Travel Truandó are located on the 2nd Floor.

Medellin Olaya Herrera airport is served by the following airlines: ADA • Easy Fly • SATENA.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Buses arrive/depart at the South Transport Terminal, one block from the airport.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available onsite.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.