Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX)

Nestled in the heart of a valley of the Ecuadoran Andes, Cotopaxi International Airport/Latacunga Airport (LTX Airport) 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 Airport) welcomes passengers from all over the world making it one of the most integral contributors to the country’s economic development. This facility has the capacity to handle Cargo aircraft. 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. 

Detailed Overview of Cotopaxi Airport, Latacunga

The following table is an overview of LTX Airport indicated below:

AirportCotopaxi International Airport
Airport TypePublic / Military
OperatorEcuadorian Air Force
Built In (Year)12 April 1936
ServesLatacunga, Ecuador
Hubs forLínea Aérea Cuencana, SAEREO, Sudamericana de Aviación
Cotopaxi Airport CodeLTX
Cotopaxi Airport TerminalsOne Terminal
LTX Airport Runway1
LTX Airport Coordinates00°54′25″S 78°36′57″W
Cotopaxi Airport Address39JJ+CFM, Ecuador
Contact Number593 3-281-1800
Elevation9,480 ft / 2,890 m

Cotopaxi Airport Code

Cotopaxi 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 beacons located on the airport field. 

Cotopaxi International Airport 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. 

18-3612,117 ft148 ftAsphaltYes

Cotopaxi Airport Map

The Cotopaxi Airport location map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Cotopaxi International Airport 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), Latacunga

Some of the closest airports to LTX Airport are:

  • 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 

Airlines Operating from Cotopaxi International Airport, Latacunga

The following airline operates from Cotopaxi Airport to Bogotá, Luxembourg.

CargoluxBogotá, Luxembourg

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