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Mariscal Sucre
International Airport

Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre
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IATA: UIOICAO: SEQM
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Quiport, CORPAQ
Serves Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Location Tababela, Quito Canton
Hub for * Avianca Ecuador
Elevation AMSL 2,400 m / 7,874 ft
Coordinates 0°06′48″S 78°21′31″W / 0.1133°S 78.3586°W / -0.1133; -78.3586Coordinates: 0°06′48″S 78°21′31″W / 0.1133°S 78.3586°W / -0.1133; -78.3586
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Location of airport in Ecuador

Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
18/36 4,100 13,451 Pavement

Mariscal Sucre International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre) (IATA: UIOICAO: 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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