Airports in Bolivia

Bolivia is a country in South America bordering 5 countries: Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and Chile. The country is famous for Ande mountains, massive salt flats, Amazon rainforest and llamas! If flying to Bolivia, it is good to know there are 3 international airports and many more regional ones. In this guide, we will present you most airports in Bolivia, including all international airports. At the end of a post, you will also find a map of all airports in Bolivia for easier navigation.

Santa Cruz Airport IATA Code – VVI

Approximately 2.5 million passengers

Viru Viru International Airport, as it is fully named, is an airport serving Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the capital city of Bolivia. It handles 2-3 million passengers per year and serves as a hub for Bolivia’s biggest airlines, Boliviana de Aviación. The airport offers flights to the rest of South America, as well as to Spain. Santa Cruz Airport is located about 20 km from the city centre of Santa Cruz. Getting to the city can be done by airport shuttle or taxi service. Other nearby destinations include Porongo, Montero and El Torno.

La Paz Airport – IATA Code – LPB

Approximately 2 million passengers

La Paz Airport or fully El Alto International Airport is located in El Alto, the second-largest city in Bolivia. It also serves La Paz, the third-largest city. The airport handles approximately 2-3 million passengers per year and serves as a hub for Línea Aérea Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación. The airport is located within the city of El Alto, so getting around is easy by public transport. It is also located around 13 km from La Paz city centre which can be reached by taxi service. Other destinations near the airport include Achocalla, Viacha and Laja. 

Cochabamba Airport – IATA Code – CBB

Approximately 2 million passengers

Jorge Wilstermann International Airport, as it is officially named, is an airport serving Cochabamba. The airport handles around 2-3 million passengers annually. The airlines operating the airport are Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación and EcoJet. The airport primarily offers connections to the rest of South America. The distance between the airport and Cochabamba downtown is only about 3 km which can be easily reached by taxi. Among the other nearby destinations are Quillacollo, Sacaba and Tiquipaya. 

Tarija Airport – IATA Code – TJA

  • Also called: Capitán Oriel Lea Plaza Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet
  • Nearby city(s): Tarija, Uriondo, San Lorenzo

Cobija Airport – IATA Code – CIJ

  • Also called: Captain Aníbal Arab Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet
  • Nearby city(s): Cobija, Brasileia (Brazil)

Sucre Airport – IATA Code – SRE

  • Also called: Alcantarí Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet
  • Nearby city(s): Sucre, Yamparaez, Yotala

Riberalta Airport – IATA Code – RIB

  • Also called: Capitán Av. Selin Zeitun Lopez Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, EcoJet
  • Nearby city(s): Riberalta, Las Piedras

Uyuni Airport – IATA Code – UYU

  • Also called: Joya Andina Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación
  • Nearby city(s): Uyuni, Colchani, Pulacayo

Trinidad Airport – IATA Code – TDD

  • Also called: Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación, EcoJet
  • Nearby city(s): Trinidad, Loma Suárez, Sachojere

Santa Ana del Yacuma Airport – IATA Code – SBL

  • Also called: José Chávez Suárez Airport
  • Airline(s): Amaszonas
  • Nearby city(s): Santa Ana del Yacuma, Santa Ana

Rurrenabaque Airport – IATA Code – RBQ

  • Airline(s): Amaszonas
  • Nearby city(s): 

Puerto Suarez Airport – IATA Code – PSZ

  • Also called: Capitán Av. Salvador Ogaya G. Airport
  • Airline(s): Línea Aérea Amaszonas
  • Nearby city(s): Puerto Suarez, Puerto Quijarro, Corumbá (Brazil)

Potosi Airport – IATA Code – POI

  • Also called: Capitán Nicolas Rojas Airport
  • Airline(s): Boliviana de Aviación
  • Nearby city(s): Potosi, Betanzos, Chaquí

Oruro Airport – IATA Code – ORU

  • Also called: Juan Mendoza Airport
  • Airline(s): Boliviana de Aviación
  • Nearby city(s): Oruro, Sepulturas

Yacuiba Airport – IATA Code – BYC

  • Airline(s): Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación
  • Nearby city(s): Yacuiba, Villa El Carmen, Salvador Mazza (Argentina)

San Ignacio de Velasco Airport – IATA Code – SNG

  • Also called: Capitán Av. Juan Cochamanidis Airport
  • Nearby city(s): San Ignacio de Velasco, San Miguel de Velasco, Santa Ana de Velasco

San Jose de Chiquitos Airport – IATA Code – SJS

  • Nearby city(s): San Jose de Chiquitos, Chochís, Las Taperas

San Joaquin Airport – IATA Code – SJB

  • Nearby city(s): San Joaquin, San Ramón

Reyes Airport – IATA Code – REY

  • Nearby city(s): Reyes, Raquio, Rurrenabaque

Robore Airport – IATA Code – RBO

  • Nearby city(s): Robore, Santiago de Chiquitos

San Matias Airport – IATA Code – MQK

  • Nearby city(s): San Matias, Estancia San Lorenzo

Monteagudo Airport – IATA Code – MHW

  • Also called: Apiahuaiqui Tumpa Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Monteagudo

Concepcion Airport – IATA Code – CEP

  • Nearby city(s): Concepcion, San Javier, Ñuflo de Chávez

Camiri Airport – IATA Code – CAM

  • Nearby city(s): Camiri

Huacaraje Airport – IATA Code – BVK

  • Nearby city(s): Huacaraje, Baures

Bermejo Airport – IATA Code – BJO

  • Nearby city(s): Bermejo, Aguas Blancas (Argentina)

Ascensión de Guarayos Airport – IATA Code – ASC

  • Nearby city(s): Ascension

Apolo Airport – IATA Code – APB

  • Nearby city(s): Apolo, Atén

Santa Cruz Airport – IATA Code – SRZ

  • Also called: El Trompillo Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Santa Cruz

Villamontes Airport – IATA Code – VLM

  • Also called: Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Pabón Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Villamontes, Tahiguati, Tigüipa

Vallegrande Airport – IATA Code – VAH

  • Also called: Capitán Av. Vidal Villagomez Toledo Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Vallegrande, Trigal, Postervalle

San Borja Airport – IATA Code – SRJ

  • Also called: Capitán Germán Quiroga Guardia Airport
  • Nearby city(s): San Borja, Yucumo

San Ramon Airport – IATA Code – SRD

  • Nearby city(s): San Ramon, San Joaquin, Magdalena

Santa Rosa Airport – IATA Code – SRB

  • Nearby city(s): Santa Rosa de Yacuma, Palalo

San Ignacio de Moxos Airport – IATA Code – SNM

  • Nearby city(s): San Ignacio de Moxos

Map of airports in Bolivia