Seymour airport (GPS)

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

Seymour Airport, also known as Galapagos Ecological Airport and opened on January 11, 2017, is located on the island of Baltra, in the archipelago of the Galapagos Islands, belonging to Ecuador. It operates only domestic flights to and from Quito and Guayaquil and serves Puerto Ayora.

To enter and leave the Galapagos, you must have a Transit Control Card (Tarjeta de Control de Tránsito). This document is obtained at the offices of the Galapagos Government Council, located inside the airports of Quito and Guayaquil, by presenting an identity document and electronic reservation, and by paying USD20.00 (free of charge for children under 2 years of age). Once in Baltra, you must pay an entrance fee to the National Park, whose value depends on the nationality, residence and age of the visitor.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 8:00 am until the last flight of the day.

Airlines: Avianca (Tel 1800 003 434), LATAM (Tel +593 2 342 9700 / +56 2 2579 8830).

Annual passenger traffic: 232,000 passengers transited in 2022.

Tel: +593 5 253 4004 / 4025 - FACEBOOK - INSTAGRAM - X (TWITTER)


The airport is located 36 km (22 miles) north of Puerto Ayora, capital and main town of Santa Cruz Island, part of the Galapagos archipelago.

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Accommodation near Galápagos Island airport (GPS)

There are no hotels near the airport, since Baltra Island has no urban infrastructure. Therefore, the closest hotels are located on the island of Santa Cruz, in the vicinity of its capital, Puerto Ayora, 25-30 km (16-19 miles) away.

Pikaia Lodge (23.5 km/14.6 miles)
Royal Palm Galapagos (26.9 km/16.7 miles)
Natura Gardens Galapagos Hotel (27 km/16.8 miles)
Rancho Terramar (27.8 km/17.3 miles)
Twin Lodge Galapagos (28.8 km/17.9 miles)

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Car rental agencies

There are no counters in the terminal. According to the passengers' own information, there is no car rental service in the Galapagos Islands. Most activities are done on foot or by bicycle, or on chauffeured tours.


Parking services at Galápagos Island airport (GPS)

There is no public parking within the airport facilities.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

The airport is accessible for passengers with reduced mobility. If you require a wheelchair, contact your airline at least 48 hours before your flight to coordinate appropriate services.


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Latest updates: May 08, 2024