Flight Ops To Bogotá Colombia


Flight Ops to Bogotá Colombia

Michael Prather | - 04/26/2018
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Flight Ops to Bogotá Colombia: With the Colombian Presidential Election getting underway on May 27, operations are expected to increase at the capital’s airport. South America’s fourth largest country, Colombia is one of the continent’s most populous nations and an economic and travel hub. Here are the ops details you need to access Bogotá’s El Dorado International Airport, the second-busiest airport in South America.

El Dorado International Airport 
  • Coordinates: N04-42.1/W074-08.8
  • Elevation: 8360 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 07W
  • Fuel: Jet 
  • Time zone: GMT-5 
Operational Information
  • Private flights require overflight permits
  • Private flights do not require landing permit if staying less than 48 hours
  • In all other cases, a landing permit is required
  • Non-scheduled flights require both overflight and landing permits
  • There are no parking restrictions

At present, there are no significant NOTAMs, however, this is likely to change closer to the Presidential Elections. Keep an eye on UAS Blog for updates.

Ground Transport
  • Hertz/Budget/Avis are available at the airport
  • The airport has an approved taxi network for security
  • Secured transportation services are available through your agent

Hotels near El Dorado Airport:

  • Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport
  • Aloft Bogota Airport
  • Holiday Inn Bogota Airport
  • Sheraton Bogota
  • Marriott Bogota Airport

Hotels near the city:

  • JW Marriott Bogota
  • Hilton Bogota
  • Four Seasons Hotel Casa Medina Bogota
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Bogota Rosales

To visit the official website of El Dorado International Airport, click here 

For support with your Flight Ops to Bogotá Colombia, contact UAS Americas