The actual name of Quito International Airport is Mariscal Sucre international airport. It is a newly built airport, which has the same name as the prior one. The airport is quite a brilliant architecture. It attracts more and more tourists visiting Quito every year, and the numbers keep increasing. Plans to rebuild the airport were discussed several years ago. Finally, the Quito airport is complete and it mesmerizes everyone who takes a glance at it.
Construction of the Quito International Airport was a large project for Ecuador. After its completion in February 2013, it has now opened a new dimension to the country’s transportation connecting the other international airports all around the world. Before Quito airport was not ergonomic, it was notorious to the pilots. Landing and take-off were big hurdles and accident-prone. The facilities for the passengers at in and around the airport such as retail outlets and car for hire facilities were not available. Now after the rise of a new airport every activity here goes smooth and easy.
Quito International Airport is one of the major attractions in the world. It has a large air passenger capacity and a big runway. The runway of this airport is capable to propel the largest passenger aircraft in the world. The airport has links with the major cities such as Miami, Houston, Atlanta, New York, and other cities of South America.
Quito is located on the high altitude so it limits the intercontinental transport a bit. There are only two airlines flying to Europe, one from Amsterdam to Quito and other from Quito to Madrid. Links from Quito International Airport also connect the flights to Hong Kong and Taiwan. Once a passenger gets down at the Quito International Airport, one can get all the facilities for relaxation, retail stores of buying food and car hire services for transport. So, one won’t be having any troubles to find nearby stores or rental taxies.
Facilities unlike before are very much improved at the Quito airport. The passengers feel the real benefit of the better capacity, reduced delays, and outer transport facilities like car rental services. Other facilities include retail outlets near the airport and fast luggage carriers. All these facilities have made travelling and Quito International Airport pleasant and relaxing. There are numerous personnel at security check and booking tickets. This reduces the delays of waiting for a security check and booking tickets. Moreover, there are numerous beautiful places and historical structures to see around Quito city. Some of the monuments and places are Iglesia de La Compania de Jesus, Casa del Alabado, Quito historical Old Town Tour and Intinan Museum.