Travel Information

​Getting to Cartagena

The Rafael Núñez International Airport is located in Cartagena’s urban area, only ten minutes from its historic district, and only fifteen minutes from its hotel area. The airport receives approximately 266 direct domestic flights per week.

13 airlines operate out of Rafael Núñez Airport.  Rafael Núñez Airport airport offers nonstop flights to 9 cities. Every week, at least 406 domestic flights and 70 international flights depart from Rafael Núñez​ Airport.

Cartagena is 1000 ​km north of Bogota (about one hour by air).  There are many connecting flights from Bogota to Cartagena.

Cartagena’s International Direct Connectivity
​Origin​Destination​Weekly Flights​Airline
​Ft. Lauderdale​Cartagena​4​Spirit
​New York​Cartagena​6​Jetblue

discounted​ airline tickets - Avianca​ 

Attend the 41st WORLD SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY ASSOCIATION CONGRESS with Avianca and enjoy air tickets with a discount between 5% and 20% on our posted airfares.

Book and buy your ticket through the Avianca call center and webpage ( where you should enter the event discount code (GN068). If you want to buy your tickets in one of the Avianca sales offices, besides the discount code, you should show your certificate of attendance (registration or invitation).

​* The discounts do not apply on promotional, private fares, neither on the ticket tax costs, airport tax, administrative fee, fuel fee, or other applicable charges when booking.  These discounts apply from any of our destinations and only for flights operated by Avianca and airlines belonging to TACA. TACA: TACA International Airlines, S.A., Aviateca, S.A., Nicaragüense de Aviación, S.A., Líneas Aéreas Costarricenses, S.A., Trans American Airlines, S.A., Transportes Aéreos Inter, S.A., Isleña de Inversiones, S.A. de C.V., and Servicios Aéreos Nacionales, S.A.


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