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Guayaquil Airport

General information

Guayaquil Airport is the second busiest airport in Ecuador after Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport. The airport has one runway and one terminal with a capacity of 7.5 million passengers per year. A new airport is currently being built 40 kilometres / 25 miles from the city centre, called Guayaquil Daular Airport. The airport is expected to be commissioned in 2026 and will have a capacity of 16 million passengers per year. Guayaquil Airport is very convenient if you want to take a flight to the Galapagos Islands, the airlines Avianca, LATAM Airlines and Equair offer direct flights to Seymour Airport and San Cristóbal Airport.


Where is Guayaquil Airport situated?

The airport is located in the north of the city a short distance from the centre of Guayaquil. By car, you can reach the airport via Avenida de Las Américas.

How many terminals does Guayaquil Airport have?

The airport has a modern terminal. The Arrivals hall (Domestic Arrivals and International Arrivals) is located on the ground floor, the Departures hall (check-in desks and security check) on the first floor.

Airport Map



The distance from Guayaquil Airport to the centre of Guayaquil is 7 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Guayaquil.

From GYE Airport to Guayaquil City centre by Car
7 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Guayaquil Airport by public transport. Visit the Guayaquil Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Guayaquil Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Guayaquil is about $ 5.-. Book your taxi at Guayaquil Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From GYE Airport to Guayaquil City centre by Taxi
7 km
20 min
$ 5.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Guayaquil Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, National (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Guayaquil Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Guayaquil Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Guayaquil Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Guayaquil Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Guayaquil Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Guayaquil Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Avianca
  • LATAM Airlines
  • KLM
  • JetBlue
  • Copa Airlines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Guayaquil Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport, an IHG Hotel, Guayaquil

Featuring a business centre, an outdoor pool, and a state-of-the-art fitness centre with city views, Holiday Inn Guayaquil Airport offers free Wi-Fi and buffet breakfast in Guayaquil.


Hotel Puerto Pacifico Guayaquil Airport, Guayaquil

Located in Guayaquil, 6.5 km from Saint Francis Church, Hotel Puerto Pacifico Guayaquil Airport provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant.


Hotel Garzota Inn, Guayaquil

Located right next to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, Hotel Garzota Inn features free -Buffet breakfast and a 24-hour front desk.

Hotels in Guayaquil

Looking for the best hotels in Guayaquil? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Oro Verde Guayaquil, Guayaquil

Located within the commercial and entertainment district of Guayaquil, this 5-star hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, spa with hydromassage and a gym. It also offers 4 restaurants.


Wyndham Guayaquil, Puerto Santa Ana, Guayaquil

Featuring a swimming pool and a fitness centre, Wyndham Guayaquil, Puerto Santa Ana offers rooms with free WiFi and plasma TVs in Guayaquil. A restaurant is featured. Guayaquil Municipal Museum is 8 km away.


Hotel Sol de Oro, Guayaquil

Conveniently situated in the centre of Guayaquil, Hotel Sol de Oro offers 4-star accommodation close to Saint Francis Church and Malecon 2000.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Guayaquil Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Guayaquil: Cloud Forest, Hiking & Canyoning Full Day Tour

Set off on an adventure amongst the waterfalls and the cloud forest of Bucay, Ecuador on this full-day tour from Guayaquil. Discover the tropical flora on a hike and rappel down a 30m/98ft waterfall.


From Guayaquil: Cloud Forest/Waterfalls Private Tour & Lunch

Explore the cloud forest trails outside of Bucay and travel to three different waterfalls to swim beneath each. Learn how to operate a sugar cane press and enjoy a traditional lunch after the trails.

Tour & transport

Guayaquil: City Tour with Hotel Pickup and Drop-off

See the sights of Guayaquil on a sightseeing tour of the most populous city in Ecuador. Admire landmark monuments such as the Malecón Simon Bolívar boardwalk and the Ecua-Andino Panama hat factory.


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