Cuenca Airport Closed until September 19, 2016, runway repairs

Posted on August 22, 2016 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Travel, Latin America Aviation, Latin America Travel

Since 05:00 yesterday contingency plan for the transfer of passenger vans to Guayaquil and Quito by the closure of the airport of Cuenca, whose runway will be repaired activated.

The first land transport unit came in the morning from the airport terminal to Guayaquil. And another was dispatched at noon.

The Municipality of Cuenca said that shipments of Cuenca to Quito and vice versa will be made only at night. “Travel is adjusted to the needs and demands of citizens,” he said in a statement. The cost of tickets on this route (Cuenca-Quito) will be $ 20, while Guayaquil-Cuenca will be priced at $ 12.


Inside the airport in Cuenca is an an office to purchase tickets to Guayaquil and Quito it was installed. The service gives the company Atrain, which also has an office at the airport in Guayaquil.

The mayor said that in the teeing be two policemen. “The work of the police will be monitoring and care of citizens entering and leaving the airport,” he said.

The airport will be closed until 19 September. milling and resurfacing of the central strip of the runway will be done during that time. (I)

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