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Airport Overview

The Colonel Carlos Concha Torres Airport is an airport serving the Pacific coastal city of Esmeraldas, capital of the Esmeraldas Province of Ecuador. It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the city, across the Esmeraldas River in the parish of Tachina. Established in 1940 as General Rivadeneira Airport, the airport was renovated between 2012 and 2013, receiving a new terminal and a lengthened runway. Some of the main services of the airport are: medical service and fast-tracked security clearance.

In case of any emergency the fire station and ambulances have a prompt response.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Ecuador

Province or District

Esmeraldas

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

Esmeraldas (3 km)

Airport’s Complete Name

Coronel Carlos Concha Torres Airport

Latitude

0.977015

Longitude

-79.624447

Elevation (ft and m)

32 feet / 10 m

IATA Code

ESM  

ICAO Code

SETN

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Dirección de Aviación Civil

Management Contact Person

Jorge Acosta

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

N/A

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

2,400 m x 45 m

Runway Orientation

18/36

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good condition

It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the city, across the Esmeraldas River in the parish of Tachina.

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

No

Refueling Capacity

Yes

Ground Handling Services

Yes

Air Traffic Control

Yes

Fire Fighting Equipment

Yes

Weather Information

Yes

Aircraft Parking Space

Yes

Navigation Aids

Yes

Perimeter Fencing

Yes

Windsock

Yes



The Esmeraldas VOR-DME (Ident: ESV) and non-directional beacon (Ident: ESM) are located on the field.

Fuel Service Charges

Ecuafuel is the  fuelling station that belongs to PETROECUADOR, an Ecuadorian state company.

 

Price per Litre USD - $

Jet A-1

0.56

Avgas

0.13

The above are referential prices and were obtained from Petrocomercial information (GoE fuel supplier). In the private sector, each retailer may vary its prices.

Royalties / Non-Objection Fees

N/A