El Dorado International Airport was recognized as the Best Airport in South America by the 2017 World Airport Awards and one of the world’s 23 airports rated with four stars (out of 550 assessed terminals). It is considered the first airport in Latin America in cargo transit (more than 769,000 tons a year) and the third in passenger transit (around 30 million).

El Dorado Airport has a four-star rating on Skytrax and has won an award for having the Best Airport Staff in South America. El Dorado International Airport attended 35,768,992 passengers (arrivals/departures) and transported 773,475 tons of air cargo to and from the airport in 2016.