Mariscal Sucre International Airport

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Mariscal Sucre
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorQuiport,[1] CORPAQ[2]
ServesQuito, Pichincha, Ecuador
LocationTababela, Quito Canton
Hub for
Elevation AMSL2,400 m / 7,874 ft
Coordinates0°06′48″S 78°21′31″W / 0.1133°S 78.3586°W / -0.1133; -78.3586Coordinates: 0°06′48″S 78°21′31″W / 0.1133°S 78.3586°W / -0.1133; -78.3586
Websitewww.aeropuertoquito.com
www.aeropuertoquito.aero
Map
UIO is located in Ecuador
UIO
UIO
Location of airport in Ecuador
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 4,100 13,451 Pavement

Mariscal Sucre International Airport[3] (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre) (IATA: UIO, ICAO: SEQM) is the busiest airport in Ecuador and one of the busiest airports in South America. It is located in the Tababela parish, about {{convert|18|km|mi} east of Quito. It is the largest hub of TAME, the flag carrier of Ecuador, with an average of over 220 weekly flights.

It opened in February 2013. The airport is named after the Venezuelan independence leader Antonio José de Sucre.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre - Home". Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  2. Empresa Publica Metropolitana de Servicios Aeroportuarios Archived December 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Se develó la placa con el nombre del aeropuerto de Quito". Retrieved June 6, 2015.