Quito/Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)

Nestled in the heart of Tababela Parish, Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO Airport) is regarded as the busiest airport in Ecuador. It is one of the biggest host airports in the country serving as a hub for flag carriers such as Avianca Ecuador, LATAM Ecuador, and TAME among others. 

Skytrax has rated Mariscal Sucre Airport as the only 5-star airport in the Western Hemisphere. The airport got its name from the country’s independence leader Antonio Jose de Sucre. The location of the airport was chosen carefully keeping in view its future expansion. 

Quick Overview of Quito/Mariscal Sucre International Airport

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

AirportMariscal Sucre Quito International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OperatorQuiport, CORPAQ
Built In (Year)20 February 2013
ServesLima Metropolitan Area
Hubs forAvianca EcuadorLATAM Ecuador
Mariscal Sucre Airport CodeUIO
Mariscal Sucre Airport TerminalsSingle terminal
Mariscal Sucre International Airport Runways2
Mariscal Sucre International Airport Coordinates0°06′48″S 78°21′31″W
Mariscal Sucre Airport AddressTababela Parish S/N via Yaruquí, Quito, Ecuador
Contact Number593 2-395-4260
Official Websiteaeropuertoquito.com
Elevation2,400 m / 7,874 ft

Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport Code

Mariscal Sucre Airport Code is UIO. This three-letter IATA code is derived from the name of Quito city that the airport serves. Quito Ecuador Airport (UIO Airport) is exactly located to the east of Quito at a height of 2,400 meters above sea level.

ZIP CODEQuito 170907

Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport Map

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

Mariscal Sucre International Airport Runway

Mariscal Sucre International Airport is serviced by a single runway facility 18/36 that is 4,100 meters in length.

18-3613,445 ft148 ftOther “Paviment hard”Yes

Mariscal Sucre Airport Terminal

Mariscal Sucre International Airport has a single terminal building that is equipped with luxury lounges, multi-cuisine restaurants, and other facilities. 

Nearest Airports to Mariscal Sucre International Airport

Some of the closest airports to UIO Airport are:

  • General Rivadeneira Airport: 328 km 
  • Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport: 441 km 

Airlines Operating from Mariscal Sucre Airport

The following airlines operate from Mariscal Sucre Airport:

  • Aeromexico
  • Air Europa
  • Avianca
  • Avianca Costa Rica
  • Avianca Ecuador
  • Conviasa
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Eastern Airlines
  • Iberia
  • JetBlue Airline
  • KLM
  • LATAM Chile
  • LATAM Ecuador
  • LATAM Peru
  • Plus Ultra Lineas Aereas

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