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Riohacha Airport (RCH)


Rio Hacha, Colombia

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Elevation: 43ft

UTC: -5 Hours

Riohacha is a Caribbean coastal city in the La Guajira department of Colombia. Located on the Caribbean coast, Riohacha is a popular destination for beachgoers, offering a range of activities from sunbathing to watersports. The city has a rich cultural history, with influences from indigenous tribes and Spanish settlers. Riohacha is also known for its vibrant nightlife, with a range of bars, clubs, and restaurants to explore. The nearby Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) serves the city, making it easy to get to and from Riohacha.

Airport Directions

To get to the Riohacha Airport (RCH) by car, you can take the Autopista del Atlantico from Santa Marta, which will take you directly to the airport. The cost for this trip will depend on the car you are driving and the distance travelled. To get to the Riohacha Airport (RCH) by bus, you can take the Copetran bus from Santa Marta which runs every 4 hours. The cost for this trip is $8. To get to the Riohacha Airport (RCH) by train, you can take the Translink QLD train from International Airport station, platform 1 to Springbrook National Park. The cost for this trip will depend on the distance travelled. To get to the Riohacha Airport (RCH) by taxi, you can take a taxi from the airport terminal. The cost for this trip should be around $20,000 COP ($6 USD).

Airport Terminals & Airlines

There are three airlines that fly to Riohacha Airport (RCH): Avianca, Viva Air and Wingo. All flights depart from the Almirante Padilla Terminal.

Airport Address

The address of Riohacha Airport (RCH) is Calle Aeropuerto, Km 3 Via Manzanillo, Riohacha, La Guajira 48000, Colombia. The telephone number is +57 (5) 873-9000. The email address is The opening hours of Riohacha Airport (RCH) are from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM local time, Monday to Sunday.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost & Found office at Riohacha Airport (RCH) is located in the main terminal building. The address is Aeropuerto Internacional “Almirante Padilla” de Riohacha, 44001 Riohacha, Colombia. The telephone number is +575 728 32 99 and the opening hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

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