Mariscal Sucre Quito Ecuador International Airport, located inside Quito city, the Quito airport provide first clas service and secure arriving and departing areas for visitors.

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Quito International Airport Mariscal Sucre


The Mariscal Sucre International Airport is open from 5:45 am till 1:00 am. In high season in is open 24 hours a day, with approximately 25 international flights, 51 national, 6 carriers and 20 private and military flights.

Quito Airport main services are customs, migration, international sanity, fuel provision, air traffic, aeronautical information, meteorology information and customer assistance. It also has the service of security, fire fighters and medical service.

The private company Quiport is in charge of the management of Quito Airport and since then the service and the innovations have been of a dramatically change.

The airplanes that fly to Quito Airport are: B-747, A-340, DC-10, MD-11, L-1011, B-737, B-727, DC-8, B-757, A-310 y A-320, among others.

When you leave Quito airport by the international airport terminal, the Ecuadorian tax for leaving country is 31 USD, please carry this money in your pocket when you leave Ecuador it is not included in your air ticket.

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The following are the main services that Quito Airport offers for the security and leisure of its customers:

Counter and operations center
Security X-rays
Boarding rooms and VIP rooms
Duty free shopsBank
Parking lot
Rent a car services, Taxis and vans
Information stand

Transport tip: The Cabs in the Airport has a fee 2 or 3 times more higher tan a normal taxi fee, the minimun fee is 2 USD for a trip of 6 blocks, it means if you go to La Mariscal hotel's you will pay at least 5 or 10 USD, so we strongly recommend to ask your hotel for a free transfer, its innecesary to pay a fee so high for a trip for a normal fee of 3 USD.

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Corporacion Aduanera Ecuatoriana C.A.E. (Customs Ecuadorian Corporation)

The personal baggage of a traveler is tax-free.
What is recognized as personal baggage?
All the personal things used or new of the traveler or his family that are not to be sell such as clothing, jewel, personal equipment, cleaning stuff, bags, backpacks, sporting equipment, books, games, papers, pharmaceutical products, wheel chairs, orthopedic equipment, medical equipment for the passengers. Also the personal baggage could carry food items such as 2 liters of liquor and 200 units of cigarettes for passengers 18 years old.

Additionally from the items described above the passengers could also carry one unit of portable electronic equipment such as camcorder, camera, typewriter, laptop, radio, walkman, discman, minidisc, mp3 player or portable video game.

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Quito Airport New Project in Puembo

The Quito Airport is operating since 1960, receiving more than 2 million passengers per year. To improve the services of the airport in Quito, the Metropolitan District and the company CORPAQ signed a deal to build the new Quito International Airport. The constructor is the international Canadian enterprise Canadian Commercial Corporation. With this done the project has started and it is projected to inaugurate the new Quito Airport in 2008. Meanwhile CORPAQ and Quiport are working to improve the services of the Quito Airport. © 2009 Posicionamiento Web Ecuador
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