Cuenca airport (CUE)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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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 Quito.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from Saturday to Thursday between 6:00 am and 9:30 pm and Fridays from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Airlines: Aeroregional (Tel +593 2225 1034), LATAM (Tel 1 800 000 527), TAME (Tel +593 7410 3199 / 7286 6400).
Annual passenger traffic: 360,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +593 7286 7120 / 2095. E-mail: [email protected]


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

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What services does Cuenca airport (CUE) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, post office, ballroom 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, Lounge Club, 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- Trolleys available for USD2.00-3.00 on the ground floor. 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.

Residencial Ramirez Gomez (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Casa Rumi (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
G&Z Guest House (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Hospedaje Santa Barbara (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Hotel Italia (1.4 km/0.9 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Taxi - Cabs from UCTTA (Tel +593 995 199 945) available at the exit from the passenger terminal. A trip to the city centre takes approximately 15 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters on the ground floor.

Budget (Tel +593 2382 2340 ext. 160 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, Saturdays from 7:00 am to 11:30 am and from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Sundays from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +593 7286 5748 - weekdays from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Localiza (Tel +593 7408 4632 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)


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Parking services at Cuenca airport (CUE)

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


Facilities 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.

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Latest updates: October 28, 2019