El Dorado International Airport (BOG Airport)

Nestled in the heart of Colombia, El Dorado International Airport (BOG Airport) is one of the busiest airports in Latin America with over 32 million passenger traffic and 741,000 metric tons of cargo. It is Columbia’s most trusted airport accounting for almost half of the total air traffic of the entire country.

Regarded as the hub of Colombia’s flag carriers Wingo and Avianca among others, El Dorado International Airport (BOG) functions are operated by Operadora Aerodora International. This is the same organization that looks over the operations of Zurich airports. El Dorado Airport was rated the world’s best airport by World Airport Awards and its staff has also emerged as the best in South America by Skytrax. 

BOG Airport serves as the hub for LATAM Colombia and Satena as well.

El Dorado Airport Code

El Dorado Airport Code is BOG. This three-letter IATA code is based on Bogota city in Colombia that the airport serves. At a height of 2,648 meters above sea level, El Dorado International Airport (BOG) is also part of the Engativa district and Funza municipality. 


GeneraI Information about El Dorado International Airport

The following table is an overview of BOG Airport indicated below:

AirportEl Dorado International Airport
Airport TypePublic / Military
OperatorOPAIN S.A.
Built In (Year)December 1959
Hubs forAvianca, LATAM Airlines, Wingo, Clic, SATENA, MORE
El Dorado Airport CodeBOG
El Dorado Airport TerminalsTwo Passenger Terminals: El Dorado and Puente Aéreo
El Dorado International Airport Runway2
El Dorado International Airport Coordinates04°42′05″N 74°08′49″W
El Dorado Airport AddressAv. El Dorado #103-9, Fontibón, Bogotá, Colombia
Contact Number57 601 2662000
Official Websiteeldorado.aero
Elevation2,548 m / 8,360 ft

El Dorado Airport Map

The El Dorado Airport location map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

El Dorado International Airport Runways

El Dorado International Airport (BOG) is serviced by two world-class asphalt runways: 13L/31R and 13R/31L. 

13R-31L12,467 ft148 ftAsphaltYes
13L-31R12,467 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

El Dorado Airport Terminal

El Dorado International Airport terminal is still undergoing renovations. This facility will be called Terminal 1 or T1 once it starts operating for the general public sometime down the lane. There are two concourses in this facility that have an “h” shape. The international concourse is on the north side while the domestic one is on the south. 

This facility hosts several airline lounges including EL Dorado Lounge by MasterCard at the International concourse. There are multi-cuisine restaurants, duty-free shops, and cafes among other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to El Dorado International Airport

Some of the closest airports to BOG Airport are:

  • La Vanguardia Airport: 51.78 miles 
  • Girardot Airport: 53.68 miles 
  • San Pedro Jagua Airport: 55.94 miles 
  • Apiay Airport: 58.76 miles 
  • Medina Airport: 60.62  miles 

Major Passenger Airlines Operating from El Dorado Airport

The following airlines operate from El Dorado Airport:

  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • Aeromexico
  • Air Canada
  • Air Europa
  • Air France
  • Albatros Airlines
  • Avianca
  • Avianca Costa Rica
  • Avianca Ecuador
  • Avianca El Salvador
  • Avianca Express
  • Avior Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • EasyFly
  • Iberia
  • JetBlue
  • JetSmart
  • KLM
  • LASER Airlines
  • LATAM Brasil
  • LATAM Chile
  • LATAM Colombia

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