Jorge Wilstermann International Airport is a high elevation international airport serving Cochabamba, the capital of the Cochabamba Department of Bolivia. The facility is named after Jorge Wilstermann, an early Bolivian commercial aviator.the airport is the third busiest in Bolivia, handling over 1.5 million passengers annually.
The airport is located at an elevation of 2,548 meters (8,360 ft) above sea level, which can make it challenging for some passengers. However, the airport is well-equipped to handle high-altitude operations, and most airlines offer acclimatization services for passengers traveling to Cochabamba.
General Information about Jorge Wilstermann Airport
The following table is an overview of CBB Airport indicated below:
|Airport||Jorge Wilstermann Airport|
|Airport Type||Public / Military|
|Owner||Ministry of Public Works, Services and Housing of Bolivia|
|Operator||Navegación Aérea y Aeropuertos Bolivianos (NAABOL)|
|Hub for||Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet, Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano, Northeast Bolivian Airways|
|Jorge Wilstermann Airport Code||CBB|
|Jorge Wilstermann Airport Terminals||One terminal|
|CBB Airport Runway||2|
|CBB Airport Coordinates||17°25′15″S 66°10′37″W|
|Contact Number||+591 4 4120400|
|Jorge Wilstermann Airport Address||HRPC+7FV, Cochabamba, Bolivia|
|Elevation||8,360 ft / 2,548 m|
Jorge Wilstermann Airport Code
Jorge Wilstermann Airport code is CBB. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport itself.
|WORLD AREA CODE||+1|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||CBB|
Jorge Wilstermann Airport Map
The CBB Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.
Jorge Wilstermann International Airport Runway
CBB Airport has only two runways.
|Name||Length (mtr)||Length (ft)||Surface|
Jorge Wilstermann Airport Terminal
Jorge Wilstermann International Airport has one terminal. It is a modern and well-arranged terminal that can handle both domestic and international flights. The check-in desks and Arrivals hall can be found on the ground floor, the Departures hall and security check on the first floor. The airport also has a number of shops, restaurants, and cafes.
Nearest Airports to Jorge Wilstermann International Airport
Some of the International and Domestic airports near CBB.
- Juan Mendoza – 220 km
- El Alto International Airport – 375 km
Airlines Operating from Jorge Wilstermann Airport
The following airlines operate from Jorge Wilstermann International Airport:
- Boliviana de Aviación