Arturo Michelena International Airport, opened on September 29, 1991, is one of the most important in Venezuela and serves the urban area of Valencia and the state of Carabobo. It operates with domestic and international flights to Colombia, Panama and the Dominican Republic.
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic: 790,000 passengers went through it in 2012.
Tel: +58 241 834 6845 / 832 5696 / 832 6705. There is a traveller care office in the central hall.
The airport is located 10 km (6 miles) to the east of the city of Valencia.See Map
The airport has banks, ATMs, currency exchange bureau and free Wi-Fi access.
Food and Drinks- A restaurant, fast-food outlets, ice-cream store and vending machines are available.
Shopping- There are stores selling souvenirs, books and magazines, sweets, clothing and accessories.
Baggage- Plastic wrapping and porter services. Missing baggage should be accounted for at the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Medical clinic, travel agencies.
Several options can be found near the airport, among them:
Lidotel Hotel Boutique Valencia (12.5 km/7.8 miles)
Hesperia WTC Valencia (12.6 km/7.8 miles)
Centro Termal Las Trincheras (24.3 km/15.1 miles)
Eurobuilding Express Maracay (38.7 km/24 miles)
Hotel Italo (39 km/24.2 miles)
Taxi - There are services at the exit from the enclosure. The trip to the city centre takes approximately 25 minutes.
The following companies are present inside the grounds:
Amigo's Car Rental (Tel +58 241 935 8112 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +58 241 838 5385 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Unirent (Tel +58 241 897 6739)
Across from the terminal building is situated a fenced and uncovered parking lot.
Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency before their flight.
Latest updates: November 20, 2019