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Medellin Airport Informational Guide to Medellin Jose Maria Cordova International Airport - MDE - Non Official

Medellin Airport (MDE)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about Medellin Jose Maria Cordova International Airport: Flights, Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Medellin Airport (MDE). Plan your travel to MDE Airport with the information provided in this site.


Top 10 international destinations from Medellin Airport are Panamá, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Madrid, New York, Lima, Mexico City, Atlanta and Panama City-Balboa. 


Medellin Airport registered a total flow of 8,036,411 passengers in 2018.

MD Airport registered 3,071,996 passengers in 2020. The decrease is due to coronavirus crisis.  

Terminals + info

Medellin Airport has a three level passenger terminal, which serves both domestic and international flights into two separated areas from east to west. It has a round shaped structure.

See the level distribution below:

- 1st level: The Arrivals Hall.

- 2nd level: The Departures Hall.

- 3rd level: The Food Court.

Services + info

Medellin Airport offers the following services to passengers:

- Currency Exchange
- Lost baggage
- Luggage wrapping
- Toilets
- VIP public telephones
- Smoking allowed areas
- ATMs
- Parenting rooms
- Wheel-chair renting service
- Duty-free shops
- Information booth
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Baggage carts
- First Aid Station
- Pharmacy
- Car rental companies
- Police Station
- Baggage claim
- Restaurants
- Offices


Rionegro, Antiochia, 

Phone: +574 444 28 18

Transport + info

The following means of transport are available at Medellin Airport to get to the city centre:

Bus: Ride the Airport Bus to get to Medellin city centre safe and sound.
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Taxi: Get to downtown Medellin within 45 minutes. 
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Car rental: Hire a car through our search engine or in the first level of the terminal building. 
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About Medellin

Medellín is the capital city of the department of Antioquia and the second largest city in Colombia, with a total population of 2,508,000 inhabitants.

The city of Medellín lies within the Aburrá valley at 1,500 metres of elevation. It has a privileged climate regarding other cities near the equator due to its elevation above sea level and its location in the Andes Range.

Regarding landmarks, you shouldn’t miss the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Basilica of Our Lady of Candelaria and the Church of Nuestra Señora de Belén, all them located in the city center.

About culture, in the region of Antioquia, and especially Medellín, coexist the Paisa Culture, which comes from the fellow countryman coffee growers. Some of the most important features of the Paisa Culture are the way they speak, softly and quickly, their easy smile and their love for music, soccer, poetry, bargaining in markets, and parties. The typical dish is the Bandeja Paisa (Paisa Tray).

One of the most interesting events in the city is the Festival of Flowers (Festival de las Flores in Spanish), which takes place in the city in late July to early August and features the Desfile of Silleteros, a vivid parade where the growers carry saddles filled with flowers on their backs. 

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