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General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport Code BLA

Airport Codes

IATA CODE BLA
ICAO CODE SVBC
FAA CODE --
WORLD AREA CODE 388
COUNTRY CODE VEN
ZIP CODE Barcelona 6001
IATA METROPOLITAN CODE BLA

Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 10°6'39"N / -64°-41'-31"W

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Weather Observations

Station ID: SVBC
Observation Time: 12/03/2021 5:17 am

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About General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport Code

General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport Code is BLA. This three-letter IATA code is based on Barcelona city in Venezuela that the airport serves. Located 8 meters above sea level, General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA) is a hub for Avior Airlines. 

About General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA)

General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA) is one of the most important facilities in Venezuela. It connects this beautiful country to the rest of the world, hosts its guests with open arms from all walks of life, and welcomes a plethora of cultures with endless warmth. It is nestled in the heart of Barcelona–the city famous for the architectural wonders of Antoni Gaudi. 

General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA) has been named after Brigadier General who served during Venezuelan War of Independence.

General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA) Runways 

There are two runways at the airport: Runway 20 and Runway 33. They both have displaced thresholds of 300 meters and 240 meters respectively. Barcelona VORTAC is also located on the runway threshold about 0.36 nautical miles. 

Nearest Airport to General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA)

Anaco Airport : 87 km

Santiago Mariano Caribbean International Airport : 119 km

San Tome Airport : 159 km

Vamdrup Airport : 173 km

General Jose Francisco Bermudez Airport : 224 km

Guiria New : 265 km

Ciudad Bolivar Airport : 290 km

Simon Bolivar International Airport of Maiquetia : 343 km

Major Airlines Operating from General Jose Antonio Anzoategui International Airport (BLA)

Avior Airlines

Conviasa

LASER Airlines

RUTACA Airlines

Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
02-20 9,186 ft 131 ft Asphalt Yes
15-33 9,842 ft 131 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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