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Cotopaxi International Airport Code LTX

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Airport coordinates

LAT / LON 0°-54'-24"S / -78°-36'-56"W


Weather Observations

Station ID: SELT
Observation Time: 11/03/2021 7:54 pm

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About Cotopaxi International Airport Code

Cotopaxi International Airport code is LTX. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from the name of the airport and the city that it primarily serves. Its elevation above sea level is 2,805 meters. There are VOR-DME and Non-directional beacon located on the airport field. 

About Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX)

Nestled in the heart of a valley of Ecuadoran Andes, Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) is one of the busiest facilities in Ecuador known for its diverse landscapes. It is blessed with one of the longest runways in the country with a displaced threshold of over 440 meters on Runway 19. 

Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) welcomes passengers from all over the world making it one of the most integral contributors to the country’s economic development. This facility has a capacity to handle Cargo aircraft also. This high-elevation airport is a hub of cultural confluence brimming with exclusive amenities such as on-site parking, ATMs, lounges, and free WiFi among others. 

Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) Runway

Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) is serviced by a single asphalt runway named 01/19. It is regarded as the second-longest runway in Ecuador with a length of 3,712 meters. 

Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) Terminal

The terminal at Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) was built in the early 60s. This facility initially served as  a military base before it was turned into a state-of-the-art terminal. It hosts a variety of facilities from luxury lounges to multi-cuisine restaurants and bars. 

Nearest Airports to Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX)

Mariscal Sucre Airport : 53.64 miles 

Pastaza Airport : 56.3 miles 

Macas Airport : 102.34 miles

Sucua Airport : 111.87 miles 

Coca Airport : 116.65 miles 

Major Airlines Operating from Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX)


Runway Data

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
18-36 12,117 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?
    You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
  • Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
  • The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
  • You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
  • Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
  • Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
  • Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
  • Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
  • For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.

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