José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport

José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo) (IATA: GYE, ICAO: SEGU) is an airport serving Guayaquil,[2] a city in the province of Guayas in Ecuador. The airport was named after José Joaquín de Olmedo, a notable Ecuadorian poet, first mayor of the city of Guayaquil and former president of Ecuador. Its was changed from Simón Bolívar International Airport, which is currently the name on the airports in Caracas, Venezuela, and Santa Marta, Colombia. The airport is located 5 km (3.1 mi) north of Guayaquil's centre, on the Avenida de las Américas, and has a runway with a length of 2,790 m (9,150 ft), an elevation of 5 m (16 ft), and can accommodate Boeing 747s, MD-11s and Airbus A340-600 aircraft. As of 9 February 2011, an airport exit tax was levied on all international tickets. However, it is no longer required to pay at the window when exiting the country, but the policy may change at a later time.[3] Airport type Public Operator Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil S.A. (TAGSA) Serves Guayaquil, Ecuador Hub for LAN Ecuador Elevation AMSL 19 ft / 6 m Coordinates 02°09'27?S 079°53'01?WCoordinates: 02°09'27?S 079°53'01?W Website www.tagsa.aero

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José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
Location: Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
Language: English
Description: José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo) (IATA: GYE, ICAO: SEGU) is an airport serving Guayaquil,[2] a city in the province of Guayas in Ecuador. The airport was named after José Joaquín de Olmedo, a notable Ecuadorian poet, first mayor of the city of Guayaquil and former president of Ecuador. Its was changed from Simón Bolívar International Airport, which is currently the name on the airports in Caracas, Venezuela, and Santa Marta, Colombia. The airport is located 5 km (3.1 mi) north of Guayaquil's centre, on the Avenida de las Américas, and has a runway with a length of 2,790 m (9,150 ft), an elevation of 5 m (16 ft), and can accommodate Boeing 747s, MD-11s and Airbus A340-600 aircraft. As of 9 February 2011, an airport exit tax was levied on all international tickets. However, it is no longer required to pay at the window when exiting the country, but the policy may change at a later time.[3] Airport type Public Operator Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil S.A. (TAGSA) Serves Guayaquil, Ecuador Hub for LAN Ecuador Elevation AMSL 19 ft / 6 m Coordinates 02°09'27?S 079°53'01?WCoordinates: 02°09'27?S 079°53'01?W Website www.tagsa.aero
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