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Transport by road

The city is connected to the interior of the country through the following connections to the national road network:

  • National route 20: Te route enters to the Eastern Cordillera in direction Northwest untill intersect with the National route 45. In 2003 it was handed a new stretch of this road with a length of 89 km, known as the new highway Florencia-Suaza-Altamira which has in its tour with four tunnels with about one kilometer length and several viaducts. This route can take to Neiva, later to Bogota and from there to the rest of the country.
  • "Carretera Marginal de la Selva" or national route 65: This route communicates the North of the departament with the municipalities of  "La Montañita", "El Paujil", "El Doncello", "Puerto Rico" and "San Vicente del Caguán", and communicates to the South with the municipalities of "Morelia", "Belen de los Andaquies", "San José de el Fragua", "Mocoa", "Puerto Asis", "Orito", "San Miguel" and the international bridge of San Miguel in borderline with Ecuador.

Transport by air

Transport by air is done through the Gustavo Artunduaga Paredes airport, located in the Capitol Hill village 3 kilometres south of the city. The operating airline Aires and Satena (in codeshare with Avianca), which offer regular commercial flights to Bogotá .

Transport by river

Ships with wood, cattle and agricultural foods arrive also boats serving as river transport into the heart of the Department. Port Arango is a small hamlet on the banks of the Orteguaza River and is 15 km from Flroencia paved road.

One of its main attractions is the Ferry of Marco Polo who teaches part of the history of the Caqueta through a journey of two hours on the Orteguaza River.

Regular lines of cargo and passengers to populations located on this river and on the Caquetá river depart from there. The most frequent destinations are Puerto Milan, San Antonio de Getuchá, Solano, Hericha and La Tagua (Putumayo).

"Photographs: MCarvajal FOTUR"