Cuenca airport (CUE)

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Cuenca airport (CUE)

Mariscal Lamar International Airport, opened on April 23, 1941, serves the city of Cuenca and is one of the busiest in Ecuador. It operates with domestic flights to Guayaquil and Quito.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Airlines: LATAM, TAME.
Annual passenger traffic: 600,000 passengers went through it in 2011.
Tel: +593 7286 7120 / 2095.


The airport is located within Cuenca, 3 km (2 miles) to the east of the city centre.

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Car rental companies

There are car rental counters on the ground floor.

Avis (Tel +593 7286 3902 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Sundays from 7:30 am to 10:00 am and from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +593 2382 2340 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)
Localiza (Tel +593 7408 4632 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +593 7286 5748)


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What services does Cuenca airport (CUE) facilities include

The airport has banks, ATMs, post office, ballroom, business center and free Wi-Fi access. The Sala VIP Corpac lounge is located on the second floor and is accessed through dedicated security checks; it opens from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm and offers computers, snacks, newspapers and magazines, Wi-Fi, TV, drinks, telephones, fax (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership).

Food and Drinks- There are restaurants in the food court located on the top floor and a café in the pre-boarding hall of the first level.
Shopping- Stores selling jewellery, accessories, clothing, handicrafts, souvenirs, sweets.
Baggage- Enquiries about missing luggage should be directed to the offices of the corresponding airline.
Other Services- Medical clinic, travel agency.


Accommodation near Cuenca airport (CUE)

There are no hotels inside the enclosure, but due to its proximity to the city centre, there are several options nearby. Kuna Hotel (Tel +593 7288 8305), Hotel Boutique Los Balcones (Tel +593 7284 2103), Casa de Las Rosas (Tel +593 7411 4587), Hotel San Luis (Tel +593 7280 5907), Hostería Cabañas del Pescador (Tel +593 998 976 144), Hospedaje La Farola (Tel +593 992 866 394), Hostel Descanso del Aventurero (Tel +593 7234 1155), Casa Rumi Bed & Breakfast (Tel +593 992 555 498), Hotel Italia (Tel +593 7284 0060), Hostal Bristol (Tel +593 7286 7924).


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Ranks are located at the exit from the passenger terminal. A trip to the city centre takes approximately 15 minutes.


Parking services at Cuenca airport (CUE)

The enclosure has a parking area opposite the terminal building with covered and outdoor spaces.


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities are basic, including access ramps and adapted toilets. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline about their needs in advance.