Mariscal Sucre International Airport facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMariscal Sucre
Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre
|IATA: UIO – ICAO: SEQM|
|Serves||Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador|
|Location||Tababela, Quito Canton|
|Hub for||* Avianca Ecuador
|Elevation AMSL||2,400 m / 7,874 ft|
Location of airport in Ecuador
Mariscal Sucre International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre) (IATA: UIO, ICAO: SEQM) is the busiest airport in Ecuador and one of the busiest airports in South America. It is located in the Tababela parish, about 18 kilometres (11 mi) east of Quito. It is the largest hub of TAME, the flag carrier of Ecuador, with an average of over 220 weekly flights.
It opened in February 2013. The airport is named after the Venezuelan independence leader Antonio José de Sucre.
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Avianca Airbus A320
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