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Airports in Ecuador

Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)

Overview

Mariscal Sucre International Airport is the busiest and biggest airport in Ecuador, and one of the busiest in South America. The new facility opened in early 2013 and is located 11 miles (18km) east of Quito.

The airport is the main hub for TAME, the flagship airline of Ecuador.

Location

The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) from Quito city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available outside the terminal, and there are bus services available. Where possible, use the free bus transfers provided by your hotel; arrange this in advance.

Time

Local time is GMT -5.

Contacts

Tel: +593 (0)2 2944 900 ext 2608.

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Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)

Location

The airport is situated three miles (5km) north of Guayaquil city centre on Avenue de las Américas.

Getting to the city

The local Metrovia bus service provides service from the airport to the main bus terminal in the city centre. Many hotels offer shuttle transfer services.

Time

Local time is GMT -5.

Contacts

Tel: +593 (0)4 228 2100.

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Quito Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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