Airport Los Garzones
Airport Monteria is between Cerete and Monteria. From center of Monteria, go about 10 km to the north. By car you're in about 20 minutes from the Monteria center to the Monteria Airport. From Cerete it takes you about 15 minutes by car.. The name of the airport is Los Garzones. The airport has one runway of about 1.8 kilometers and is 30 meters wide. The IATA code is MTR. The total airport site is 70 acres. Approximately 63 aircraft movements take place each day, the plane ranges from 2 to 150 passengers. Approximately 385,000 passengers annually make use of the airport of Monteria.
The airport is open daily. During the week from 6 in the morning until 7 o'clock in the evening, on weekends from 6 in the morning until 6 o'clock in the evening. The average temperature is approximately between 21 and 35 degrees Celsius. The passenger terminal is approximately 4100 m2.
In 2008 it agreed to a modernization plan with a value of 50 billion Colombian pesos. The plan started in March 2009 and it is anticipated that work will take approximately five years. The plan includes the widening and provision of the runway to 2.3 km with a width of 45 meters, a new baggage conveyor belt, a new cargo terminal, modifications to the airport building, modifications to the sewer and improvements to different airport systems. All this to ensure that the airport is back to the current requirements of the time.