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GYE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GYE / SEGU
Airport Names:
  1. José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo
Location: Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador
GPS Coordinates: 2°9'27"S by 79°53'0"W
Area Served: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Operator/Owner: Terminal Aeroportuaria de Guayaquil S.A. (TAGSA)
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 19 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE):

  • Because of José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport's relatively low elevation of 19 feet, planes can take off or land at José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In addition to being known as "José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport", another name for GYE is "Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo".
  • The construction of the new terminal and expansion of the runway was finally decided in 2003–2004, years after making the decision that the current infrastructure was not sufficient to cover the city's needs, but that it was not yet commercially viable to build an entirely new airport in the Daular area.
  • The furthest airport from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) is Aek Godang Airport (AEG), which is nearly antipodal to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (meaning José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Aek Godang Airport), and is located 12,366 miles (19,901 kilometers) away in Padang Sidempuan, Indonesia.
  • José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport was named "Best Airport in Latin America 2008 & 2009" by BusinessWeek and the second best in 2011.
  • The closest airport to José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) is General Ulpiano Paez Airport (SNC), which is located 76 miles (123 kilometers) W of GYE.

Map of Nearest Airports from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
176.38 miles (122.93 km) WGeneral Ulpiano Paez Airport (SNC)Salinas, EcuadorView General Ulpiano Paez Airport on a map View satellite image of General Ulpiano Paez Airport Set SNC as destination Airport Get more information about General Ulpiano Paez Airport
280.06 miles (128.85 km) SEMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Lamar International Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
387.17 miles (140.28 km) NNWReales Tamarindos Airport (PVO)Portoviejo, EcuadorView Reales Tamarindos Airport on a map View satellite image of Reales Tamarindos Airport Set PVO as destination Airport Get more information about Reales Tamarindos Airport
488.52 miles (142.47 km) SSanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Rosa International Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
5100.12 miles (161.12 km) NNWEloy Alfaro International Airport (MEC)Manta, Manabí, EcuadorView Eloy Alfaro International Airport on a map View satellite image of Eloy Alfaro International Airport Set MEC as destination Airport Get more information about Eloy Alfaro International Airport
6102.32 miles (164.66 km) SSWCap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
7111.55 miles (179.52 km) NEChachoan Airport (ATF)Ambato, EcuadorView Chachoan Airport on a map View satellite image of Chachoan Airport Set ATF as destination Airport Get more information about Chachoan Airport
8122.10 miles (196.50 km) ECol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map View satellite image of Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
9123.02 miles (197.97 km) NECotopaxi International Airport (LTX)Latacunga, EcuadorView Cotopaxi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cotopaxi International Airport Set LTX as destination Airport Get more information about Cotopaxi International Airport
10131.83 miles (212.16 km) SSECamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map View satellite image of Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
11133.57 miles (214.97 km) ENERio Amazonas Airport (PTZ)Shell Mera, EcuadorView Rio Amazonas Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Amazonas Airport Set PTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Amazonas Airport
12153.48 miles (247.00 km) SJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map View satellite image of José María Velasco Ibarra Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
13176.20 miles (283.56 km) NEMariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)Quito, EcuadorView Mariscal Sucre International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mariscal Sucre International Airport Set UIO as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Sucre International Airport
14192.00 miles (308.99 km) SSWCap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport (TYL)Talara, PeruView Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport Set TYL as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport
15216.21 miles (347.95 km) SSWCap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (PIU)Piura, PeruView Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport Set PIU as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,366.21 miles (19,901.44 km) NEAek Godang Airport (AEG)Padang Sidempuan, IndonesiaView Aek Godang Airport on a map View satellite image of Aek Godang Airport Set AEG as destination Airport Get more information about Aek Godang Airport
212,338.27 miles (19,856.47 km) WNWPinang Kampai Airport (DUM)Dumai, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Pinang Kampai Airport on a map View satellite image of Pinang Kampai Airport Set DUM as destination Airport Get more information about Pinang Kampai Airport
312,320.35 miles (19,827.64 km) WNWKuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)Sepang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Kuala Lumpur International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kuala Lumpur International Airport Set KUL as destination Airport Get more information about Kuala Lumpur International Airport
412,317.26 miles (19,822.66 km) NWSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
512,309.17 miles (19,809.65 km) WNW KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map View satellite image of  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
612,303.19 miles (19,800.01 km) NEKualanamu International Airport (KNO)Medan, IndonesiaView Kualanamu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kualanamu International Airport Set KNO as destination Airport Get more information about Kualanamu International Airport
712,297.86 miles (19,791.44 km) NEPolonia International Airport (MES)Medan, IndonesiaView Polonia International Airport on a map View satellite image of Polonia International Airport Set MES as destination Airport Get more information about Polonia International Airport
812,289.14 miles (19,777.40 km) WMelaka International Airport (MKZ)Batu Berendam, MalaysiaView Melaka International Airport on a map View satellite image of Melaka International Airport Set MKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Melaka International Airport
912,288.98 miles (19,777.15 km) NNWSitiawan Airport (SWY)Perak, MalaysiaView Sitiawan Airport on a map View satellite image of Sitiawan Airport Set SWY as destination Airport Get more information about Sitiawan Airport
1012,287.95 miles (19,775.48 km) NWSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport
1112,257.07 miles (19,725.79 km) NNWSultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH)Ipoh, Perak, MalaysiaView Sultan Azlan Shah Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Azlan Shah Airport Set IPH as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Azlan Shah Airport
1212,256.69 miles (19,725.18 km) ENEBinaka Airport (GNS)Gunungsitoli, Nias Island, IndonesiaView Binaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Binaka Airport Set GNS as destination Airport Get more information about Binaka Airport
1312,233.06 miles (19,687.15 km) NMinangkabau International Airport (MIA) (PDG)Ketaping, West Sumatra, IndonesiaView Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) on a map View satellite image of Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) Set PDG as destination Airport Get more information about Minangkabau International Airport (MIA)
1412,219.58 miles (19,665.46 km) NPenang International Airport (PEN)Penang, MalaysiaView Penang International Airport on a map View satellite image of Penang International Airport Set PEN as destination Airport Get more information about Penang International Airport
1512,207.41 miles (19,645.88 km) NRMAF Butterworth (UTE)Butterworth, South AfricaView RMAF Butterworth on a map View satellite image of RMAF Butterworth Set UTE as destination Airport Get more information about RMAF Butterworth