San Cristóbal Airport

San Cristóbal Airport (IATA: SCY, ICAO: SEST) is an airport on the island of San Cristóbal, in the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador. The airport is on the southwestern end of the island, with rising terrain to the northeast. Approaches to both runways are over the ocean.

San Cristóbal Airport
Airport typePublic
ServesGalápagos Islands, Ecuador
LocationSan Cristóbal, Ecuador
Elevation AMSL62 ft / 19 m
Coordinates00°54′37″S 89°37′03″W / 0.91028°S 89.61750°W / -0.91028; -89.61750
SCY is located in Galápagos Islands
Location of airport in Ecuador
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 1,900 6,234 Asphalt
Sources: GCM[1] Google Maps[2]

The San Cristobal non-directional beacon (Ident: SCR) and VOR-DME (Ident: SCV) are located on the field.[3][4]

In June 2019, the Ecuadorian government gave permission for the US military to use the airfield as a base, leading to widespread outcry.[citation needed]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

Avianca Ecuador Guayaquil, Quito
LATAM Ecuador Guayaquil, Quito


Busiest domestic routes from Seymour Airport (2018)[5]
Rank City Passengers Top carriers
1   Guayaquil, Guayas 102.745 Avianca Ecuador, LATAM Ecuador, TAME
2   Quito, Pichincha 76.616 Avianca Ecuador, LATAM Ecuador, TAME

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