Ecuador Airports

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Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)

Location: The airport is situated 11 miles (18km) from Quito city centre.
Time: GMT -5
Contacts: Tel: +593 2395 4200 ext 2718-2010
Getting to the city: Taxis are available outside the terminal, and there are bus services available. Many hotels offer free bus transfers.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Locate, Thrifty, and Hertz are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are readily available for transfers into the city. Insist that the meter is turned on at the start of the ride.
Facilities: Facilities include shops, restaurants, cafes, duty-free shopping and tourist information desks. Banks, ATMs and currency exchange are available. There is also telephone and wifi access. Passengers with special needs are catered for and a wheelchair service is available on request.
Parking: Long and short-term parking is available, charged at US$2 for the first hour and US$1.50 for each additional hour.

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.
Time: Local time is GMT -5.
Contacts: Tel: +593 (0)4 228 2100.
Transfer between terminals: The two terminals are within easy walking distance.
Getting to the city: The local bus service provides trips from the airport to the main bus terminal in the city centre. Many hotels offer shuttle transfer services.
Car rental: Car rental companies at the airport include AVIS, Budget, Hertz, Localiza and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Authorised taxis can be found outside the terminal building at any time of day.
Facilities: The airport has luggage trolleys, information desks, restaurants, currency exchange, a bank, ATMs, VIP lounges, travel agencies, baggage wrapping and storage, massage therapy, as well as a variety of souvenir shops and dining options.
Parking: Parking is free for the first 15 minutes, then charged at US$1.20 per hour and US$14.40 per day.


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