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Update On Quito's New Aiport  
User currently offlineDanimarroquin From Colombia, joined Jan 2005, 452 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3080 times:

hello every body
i just saw this nice video from the new Quito's airport .

now in the video says that the airport will be ready for next year , is this schedule still on ?
what is the latest update and images from this new airport ?

thanks for your posts

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User currently offlineKLM685 From Mexico, joined May 2005, 1577 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 3053 times:

It looks awesome! I'm not an expert on Quito's current airport but will the terminal be larger than the one you actually have? It seemed to me the terminal looks rather smaller. Hopefully i'll be there someday to see it in action! Congrats on your new airport.

Also, will arrivals be easier? At least at the sim flying into Quito is quite an experience.


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User currently offlineBirdwatching From Germany, joined Sep 2003, 4096 posts, RR: 50
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 3022 times:

I like the TAME A330 in the video at 2:52!  Smile Wishful thinking...

Yes the terminal looks very small. I'm wondering whether they have a site for a future second terminal. Like they did at SCL, where they first built one side of the airport / terminal, then mirrored it later on, including a second runway.

Soren  santahat 

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User currently offlineDanimarroquin From Colombia, joined Jan 2005, 452 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2879 times:

Also , to mention that this airport will have problems with the approach system , they said that the new airport will have problems with the VOR DME ILS approach system that was design for the airport , thanks for the topography the airport wont have the 5 miles of security on each side of the ILS , that is required by the administration of ecuador
he also , gives a solution to the probllem by making a non precision approach to this airport .
. here is a link.

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