Bogota Airport (BOG)

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El Dorado International Bogota Airport (IATA: BOG, ICAO: SKBO) is an international and the largest airport serving the city of Bogota in Colombia. It is located in 15 kilometers west of the city center. El Dorado received the four-star certification by Skytrax as the best airport in South America. It is included into the world’s top 50 busiest airports.

 

 

About the name: Bogota Airport was named El Dorado to honor the mythical tribal chief of the Muisca tribe of Colombia prior the arrival of the Spanish Empire conquerors.

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Top 10 international destinations from Bogota Airport includes Panama City, Lima, Miami, Mexico City, Madrid, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Quito, Cancun and Fort Lauderdale.

Bogota Airport registered a total flow of 35,768,992 passengers in 2016.

Terminal Information

Bogota Airport is the main international airport in Colombia and gateway. It has two passenger terminals; Terminal 1 and Puente Aéreo (Terminal 2), and also four cargo terminals:

 

 

 

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Facilities and Services

Bogota Airport offers the following services to passengers:


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Transport

The following means of transport are available at Bogota Airport to get to the city centre:

 

Bus: By Transmilenio and several urban and public transportation bus lines. 

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Taxi:Get to Bogota downtown within 40 minutes.    

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Car rental: Hire a car through our search engine or in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1.

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Contact information:

Find above several contact information regarding Bogota Airport:

 

Lost & Found: To retrieve a lost item in any of the two airport terminals, please call to the Lost & Found office: 4397070, ext. 5112.

 

Address: 
Apartado Aéreo 151755
Bogotá,
COLOMBIA

 

Phone: +57 1 266 2000

About Bogota

Bogota, formerly known as Bogotá, Distrito Capital in Spanish, is the capital city of Colombia, with a total population of 8,080,734 inhabitants, being the largest city in the country. Bogota is the political, cultural and administrative centre of Colombia.

It was founded in 1538, as the capital of the Kingdom of Granada after the conquering of Muisca by Spanish conquerors. After the Battle of Boyacá in 1819, it became the capital of the formerly known as Gran Colombia.

The city is located in a plateau called the Bogotá savanna, which is in the eastern part of the Andes mountain range. That is the reason why Bogota is the third highest capital in South America – It is 2,640 metre above sea level.

Regarding landmarks, you shouldn’t miss the historical centre of La Candelaria, which covers and unforgettable historic and artistic legacy (the Gold Museum and the Botero Museum). Also, you can visit the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Cerro Montserrat, which is a sanctuary that can be reached by a funicular from La Candelaria. Other interesting sightseeing are La Quinta de Bolivar, the observation point La Calera, Usaquen, Maloka and the botanical harden José Celestino Mutis.

Bogota is surrounded by green areas. Within a few minutes you can reach to Quebrada La vieja and Chapinero waterfalls, which are part of two different national parks.

 

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