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Airport Overview

The San Cristobal Airport is an airport located west of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal in the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Some of the main services of the airport are: x-ray control to avoid the traffic of endemic species, the Biosecurity and Quarantine Agency, a medical service, Migration, Catering, Agrocalidad, and fast-tracked security clearance. In case of any emergency the fire station and ambulances have a prompt response. San Cristóbal Airport is only operational during daylight hours.

Covid 19: To travel to the islands, the passenger must present the negative result of a PCR test, taken within 96 hours prior to entering the islands, accompanied by a safe-conduct issued by the tour operator or hotel in Galapagos. 

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Ecuador

Province or District

Galapagos Island

Nearest Town or City with Distance from Airport

San Cristobal (900 m)

Airport’s Complete Name

San Cristobal Airport

Latitude

-0.908839

Longitude

-89.616196

Elevation (ft and m)

62 feet / 19 metres

IATA Code

SCY

ICAO Code

SEST

Managing Company or Airport Authority

DIRECCION DE AVIACION CIVIL

Management Contact Person

Jhovanny Espinoza

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

N/A

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

Length 1894 m X Width 20 m

Runway Orientation

16/34

Runway Surface

Asphalt

Runway Condition

Good condition

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

 


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.

Royalties / Non-Objection Fees

N/A