Cartagena Rafael Nunez (CTG) Airport
Cartagena Rafael Nunez CTG Airport Overview
Due to its location, it is a haven for vacationers who come here to enjoy the sun and the beaches, and who value the charm and friendliness of this City with its colonial architecture of the16th and 17th Centuries, as well as its abundance of night life, hotels and restaurants.
CTG Airport is located in Crespo, part of the Caribbean coastal City of Cartagena de Indias, at the bay of Cienaga de La Virgen. It is accessible via motorway 90 connecting to the Shoreline highway.
With a long runway and an estimated yearly passenger count of 2.8 million, Rafael Nunez Airport is served by a number of domestic and International airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe, and by seasonal flights from Canada, & Europe.
Note: It is illegal in Colombia to be without ID - carry a copy of your passport on your person when spending time outside the Airport.
By mid-November 2014 the passenger count already reached its 3 million count.
During first half of 2015, Cartagena's Airport has increased its passengers count by 10.22 percent to 1.8M passengers - a considerable portion of which were U.S. travelers.
The'new' passenger terminal at Catagena Airport is completing its renovation & expansion work (started August 2013) to double its size. The upgraded terminal is divided into a domestic and international sectors, is air-conditioned, and offers restaurants, shops & duty-free shops. Its main information desk is located in the Main Hall of the passenger terminal, in front of the check-in counters, and offers both Domestic & International passengers terminal- & tourist-releated information. A good number of travel agencies are located in the Central Hall of level two.
The Domestic departure area is able to process 900 passengers per hour, has 8 departure gates, security check, waiting area, commercial zone, retarurants & cafeterias, and a VIP lounge.
The International departure area is able to process 400 passengers per hour, has 5 departure gates, 10 immigration lanes (one for persons with limited mobility), a waiting area, a commercial zone with duty-free; and cafeteris & restaurants.
The domestic Arrivals area has three baggage carousels, an Information/ Tourist counter, and near the exit a new service area for taxis & rental cars.
The international Arrivals area houses immigration with 1 modules, 3 baggage carousels, a commercial zone with duty-free, restaurant & cafes, as well as currency exchange, taxi- and rental car counters, and a pickup waiting area.
Other services and amenities in the terminal include medical services, ATMs cash machines, as well as a Terrace located above the Arrivals area with 5 food stands - connected to the interior courtyard. Internet access is free, available in most areas. The Information desks at Arrivals also act as Lost & Found station; CECCA (on level 3) also offers information services. For lost baggage, go to the airline baggage claim at either domestic or international arrivals.