[CORRECTED] Ecuador’s new $700 million Quito International Airport opened Feb. 20, replacing the city’s 52-year-old Quito Mariscal Sucre airport, which closed a day earlier. The new airport is located 24 kilometers east of Quito. Operations began at the new airport with a Tame Airline Airbus A319 landing from Guayaquil, followed minutes later by flights operated by Aerogal and LAN Ecuador.  Construction began in 2006 as a follow-up of the management privatization of ...

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