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

Medellin Airport Terminal

Medellin Airport Terminal has been constantly upgraded and expanded.

Today, it has a single passenger terminal serving both international and domestic flights. 


Medellin Airport Terminal is a 3-level round shaped building that have 14 boarding gates and 11 high technology boarding bridges.

It has a separate area for both international and domestic flights from east to west.

See below the detailed information regarding levels:

First floor

The Arrivals Hall. Find here both international (at the east part) and domestic (at the west part) arrivals.

In this level you can also find airlines and airport offices, as well as the parking lot facing the airport terminal.

Second floor

The Departures Hall. At the east part there are the international departures and at the west part the domestic departures, including the check-in area located at the centre of this level and 14 boarding gates around the external part of the level.

Find adapted access for physically challenged passengers such as escalators and ramps. Waiting rooms are also available in both sides, including the National VIP lounge at the western part of the airport.

Third floor

The food court. There are a couple of areas where you’ll find restaurants and other food amenities. There aren’t escalators nor disabled access.


You will find the following services in the main terminal of Medellin Airport:

- 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

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Medellin city is well-known for its flowers and gardens.

Medellin Airport isn’t an exception. You’ll find across the three levels gardens and flower parterres, where you’ll be able to relax and disconnect. 


Avianca Sala VIP: Hours of service: 4:30am to 21:45pm, every day. Location: Close to gates, after Security. Only national flights lounge. Services: air conditioning, soft drinks, alcohol drinks, TV, WiFi.

Copa Club: Hours of service: 4:00am to 18:15 pm, every day. Location: Close to gates, after Security. International flight passengers only. Newspapers and magazines, air conditioned, soft drinks, TV.

The Lounge Medellín by Global Lounge Network: Hours of service: 5:00am to 23:30pm, Monday to Friday. 5:30 to 22:30 on Saturday and Sunday. Location: after Security. Only for passengers of national flights. All kind of services.