The airport was built in 1945, and the runway was expanded to its current length between 1966 and 1968. It has one cargo ramp built in 1978. The terminal consists of a departures and an arrivals level, with two jetways attached to it. The city of Pereira owns and manages the terminal building, while the operations are in charge of Aerocivil. On average, there are 25 daily commercial operations.