All firearms must be properly packed and stored in containers made for firearm transport.
Sports firearms include:
1. A rifle carrying case with no more than 2 rifles, with or without telescopic lenses, 11 lb (5 kg) of ammunition, a silencer, and tools.
2. Two carrying cases with pistols and 11 lb (5 kg) of ammunition.
3. A carrying case with no more than five small pistols, 11 lb (5 kg) of ammunition, a silencer, and tools.
4. Copa Airlines also accepts a carrying case with no more than five small pistols, 11 lb (5 kg) of ammunition, a silencer, and tools.
5. Ammunition must be packed in the original manufacturer’s packaging or a metal, wood, or fiber safety pack.
For international flights, with the exception of flights from Colombia, please take into account the following conditions governing the transport of competition firearm equipment:
1. The customer must demonstrate that the firearm has been shot before in a designated area.
2. Firearms must be transported in a locked hard carrying case.
For flights from Colombia, the following conditions apply:
1. The customer wanting to transport a firearm and/or ammunition must present, without exception, their license and airline ticket as proof of travel.
2. For domestic flights within Colombia, small arms will only be transported through the armory of the National Police.
3. All clients wanting to transport sports firearms must present, without exception, the airline’s boarding pass and a valid and current FEDETIRO (Federación Nacional de Tiro) member I.D.
4. Sports-use arms and/or munitions must always be unloaded, kept separate, and packed in special carrying cases.
5. Arms and/or munitions must always be accompanied by the corresponding documentation (the “proof of arms capacity” form must always be clearly and completely filled out).
Note: Incendiary- or explosive-type munitions are not permitted. Gunpowder is considered to be a Dangerous Good and must be transported in cargo.