It has an asphalt runway sufficient for medium-sized passenger jets and military transport aircraft. The passenger terminal is small but functional, with one or two shops and a cafeteria. All visitors to Mitú must register with the Police at the airport upon arrival and departure.
On 17 February 1977, Douglas C-47B FAC-1125 of SATENA was damaged beyond economic repair in a take-off accident. All 28 people on board survived.
On 5 May 2010, SATENA Flight 9634, an Embraer ERJ-145 overran the runway. The aircraft crashed through the airport fence and then came to rest in a field, suffering substantial damage. None of the 37 passengers and 4 crew were injured or killed. The runway at the time of the accident was wet as it had recently rained in the area.