Guayaquil airport (GYE)

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From January 13, all passengers entering Ecuador must submit a negative RT-PCR test, carried out maximum ten (10) days before the arrival date in Ecuador. Without this proof, the passenger will not be able to board at the airport of origin. Upon arrival in Ecuador, the authority will carry out random tests for COVID-19 (antigens), if positive, the passenger must comply with a mandatory isolation of 10 days, in shelters determined by the health authority (MSP).

José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, opened on July 27, 2006, concentrates, together with Quito Airport, most flights in the country, and is considered one of the best in Latin America. It operates with flights to the entire continent and some European destinations.

Airport FAQs
Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4 million passengers went through it in 2019.
Tel: +593 4216 9000. E-mail:


The airport is located 5 km (3 miles) to the northeast of downtown Guayaquil.

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Car rental companies

Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Hall.

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +593 2 393 2120 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +593 4 216 9092 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +593 1 800 283 438 - 7:00 am to 2:00 am)
Europcar (Tel +593 4 216 9088 / 1 800 736 822 - 24 hours a day)
Localiza (Tel +593 4 228 1462 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +593 4 216 9300 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)


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Parking services at Guayaquil airport (GYE)

Facilities include a parking area situated close to the main building, with CCTV and security staff and specific zones for passengers making use of the VIP service. The first 15 minutes of stay are free.



Services for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs are advised to arrange the proper services with their airline or travel agency at the time of their booking.