Airport Location and Contact
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Nearest Town or City
The new airport in Tababela lies 18km (11 miles) to the northeast of Quito, in Pichincha Province, about 25 km by road.
Airport’s Complete Name
Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre
00° 08’ 08” S
078° 21’ 56.00 O
Elevation (ft and m)
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Corporación Quiport S.A.
Management Contact Person
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The main areas of the airport are: customs office, security office, cargo area, local arrival, international arrivals.
The Mariscal Sucre International Airport building takes up 70 hectares of a 1,500-hectare plot. The international 38,000m000 m2 passenger terminal was initially estimated to be used by five million passengers a year. The 7,910m910 m2 national terminal, inaugurated in May 2015, has 10 boarding halls over two levels. The runway is 4,100 meters metres long, making it the longest runway in Ecuador and of any capital city in South America. The runway can receive the largest aircraft available today, including the Boeing 747 or the Airbus A380. Construction of a second runway is planned in order to meet the projected demand. The control tower is 41m 41 m high.
Performance for 2018
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Current use by Humanitarian Flights (UNHAS)
The cargo terminal is 13,000 m2m2, with 10,000 m2 m2 of warehouses and 3,000 m2 m2 of offices conducting loading activities. With 24 springs divided into 4 palletizers; , the load waiting area can hold up to 24 additional trucks (48 trucks can be in the loading area at the same time). This area has sophisticated scanners and cold rooms.
There is a small space of at the Mariscal Sucre International airport Airport designated for use by both public and private helicopters. Helicopters and their crew are under the direction of the Dirección General de Aviación Civil.
WAREHOUSE: Mariscal Sucre International Airport
The airport has 3 warehouses with capacity for 445 pallets, complying with all security standards, regulated by Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC). Additionally, they offer cold storage rooms.
Type of Charge
Rate USD - $ per kg
Break Bulk Fee
Strong Room – per consignment
Cold Storage Fee
UNTIL 100KGS/ MORE THAN 101KGS
Delivery Outside Normal Working Hours
Preparation of substitute AOA – Invoice – Receipt
Storage per Day
Handling Charges – Un-palletized Cargo
International Air Waybill
Local Air Waybill
Air Way Bill Amendment - Cancellation
Air Way Bill Documentation
Storage Charges per Day
24 Hours 0.04
Mariscal Sucre International airport has the following Air-Bridge capacity: