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Airport Overview

Cotopaxi International Airport is a high elevation airport in Latacunga, the capital of the Cotopaxi Province in Ecuador. The airport is within a broad valley of the Ecuadoran Andes, with rising terrain east and west, and mountainous terrain distant in all quadrants. Cotopaxi International Airport is operational from 1045 – 0500.

It has the second longest runway in Ecuador. Runway length includes a 440 metres (1,440 ft) displaced threshold on the runway.

 

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Ecuador

Province or District

Cotopaxi

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

Latacunga

Airport’s Complete Name

Aeropuerto Internacional de Latacunga

Latitude

00° 54' 24.60" S

Longitude

078° 36' 56.72" W

Elevation (ft and m)

2.806 m / 9.205 feet 

IATA Code

LTX

ICAO Code

SELT

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Dirección Nacional de Aviación Civil

Management Contact Person

Carlos Vivas

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

N/A

Airport Pictures

 


Runway(s)

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

Length 3693 m x Width 45 m

Runway Orientation

18/36

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good condition

 

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Yes

Runway Lighting

Yes

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

 

 

Fuel Services Charges

The only fuelling station is Ecuafuel , the  station belongs to PETROECUADOR, an Ecuadorian state company.  In this station large amount of fuel is available.

 

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.