Arturo Michelena International Airport was inaugurated under the mandate of President Jaime Lusinchi and Governor Oscar Celli. The first official flight was made by a DC 9 aircraft from Aeropostal (El Margariteño). The Arturo Michelena Airport has tracks and ramps that meet all the international aeronautical requirements, so it is recognized by the DEA and FAA and is one of the Airports in the country.
The passenger can travel from the Airport through taxi services. There is a car rental service, with three (03) companies operating at the airport: Hertz Rent-A-Car, Europcar, Thrifty Car Rental from Monday to Friday from 6.30am to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 12pm and From 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Bugdet, every day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.