|WORLD AREA CODE||312|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||VVI|
LAT / LON -17°-38'-41"S / -63°-8'-7"W
Station ID: SLVR
Observation Time: 15/03/2021 3:18 am
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About Viru Viru International Airport Code
Viru Viru International Airport code is VVI. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport. Located at a height of 373 meters above sea level, Viru Viru International Airport serves Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
About Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)
Regarded as Bolivia’s largest airport, Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) is the lifeline of the country. It serves all domestic, international, and regional flights from Europe, South American, and North America. The airport has a capacity to handle the operations of aircraft up to Boeing 747-400.
Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) commenced its operations in 1983 to replace El Trompillo Airport. It soon became the main hub for international flights in the country including Bolivia’s biggest airline Boliviana de Aviacion.
Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) Runway
Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) is serviced by a single concrete runway 16/34. This runway welcomes more than 2 million passengers on its strip annually.
Viru Viru International Airport (VVI) Terminal
Apart from being one of the best airports in the country, this facility is also famous for its state-of-the-art terminal. It hosts lounges, multi-cuisine, and ATMs among other amenities.
Nearest Airports to Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)
Vallegrande Airport : 85.63 miles
San Javier Airport : 104.64 miles
Ascension Airport : 118.5 miles
Conception Airport : 127.01 miles
San Jose Airport : 157.94 miles
Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Viru Viru International Airport (VVI)
Boliviana de Aviacion
Gol Transportes Aereos
|16-34||11,483 ft||148 ft||Concrete||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.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?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.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?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.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?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.