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.
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
It is possible to travel to and from Guayaquil Airport by public transport. Visit the Guayaquil Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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:
- LATAM Airlines
- Copa Airlines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Guayaquil
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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!
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