Machala airport (ETR)

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.


 Passenger Guide

Santa Rosa Regional Airport, opened on December 21, 2010, serves the municipalities of Santa Rosa and Machala, capital of the province of El Oro. It operates flights to and from Quito.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 -

Airlines: Aeroregional.

Annual passenger traffic: 12,600 passengers transited in 2022.

Tel: +593 7 294 7009.


The airport is located 3 km (1.8 miles) west of Santa Rosa and 20 km (12 miles) south of Machala.

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What services does Santa Rosa regional airport (ETR) facilities include

The airport has an ATM.

Food and Drinks



Inquiries about lost luggage should be directed to the offices of the airline in question.

Other services

Travel agency.

Accommodation near Santa Rosa regional airport (ETR)

There are no accommodations within the airport grounds. Some of the options in nearby cities are:

Hostal Gualingo (3.1 km/1.9 miles)
Hosteria El Edén de Maria Isabel (8.9 km/5.5 miles)
Hillary Nature Resort & Spa (14.7 km/9.1 miles)
REEC Machala by Oro Verde Hotels (19.3 km/12 miles)
Hostal Solar del Puerto (19.6 km/12.2 miles)

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Public and private transportation


The cab stand is located next to the terminal building, outside the Arrivals area. It is recommended to agree on the fare with the cab driver. The ride to downtown Santa Rosa takes about 10 minutes, while to Machala it takes approximately 30 minutes. Some of the companies available are Cooperativa de Taxis Héroes De Pilo (Tel +593 7 296 0760), Cooperativa de Taxis Santa Isabel (Tel +593 7 293 2645), Taxi Flash (Tel +593 7 296 3300), Compañía de Taxis Contax Machaleña (Tel +593 7 279 4300).

Car rental agencies

At this time, there are no car rental offices inside the terminal. Advance reservations are recommended.


Parking services at Santa Rosa regional airport (ETR)

A small outdoor parking area is located in front of the terminal building.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

In case you need special assistance or wheelchairs, contact your airline at least 48 hours before your trip.


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Latest updates: May 08, 2024