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Cuenca Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Cuenca Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Cuenca Airport.

What to Expect

  • This small terminal connects to a couple regional destinations.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi information in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport opens at 6am and closes after the last flight, so sleeping overnight is not possible.
  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have used this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport, though only one provides airport shuttle service, for a fee. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one airport lounge. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Cuenca Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Cuenca Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Cuenca Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Kuna Hotel - (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Los Balcones - (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Casa de las Rosas - (10 min from the sairport) Free airport transfer service is available upon request. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Cuenca Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Cuenca Airport.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: There is a dedicated Banking Area available in the main hall. It is here where you will find banks, most of which have ATM’s available.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update there were no 24 hour food concessions at the airport, but you will find:
    » Landside : Cafetería Santa Ana • Taz with Hunger
    » Airside: Cafetería
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Medical Services - Services are available at the Doctor’s office. Location and hours are not known.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00 AM until the last flight. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.

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As of February 2018, Cuenca airport is served by the following airlines: LATAM • Tame • KLM • American Airlines • Copa.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Several recognizable car rental agencies offer service onsite. Contact your service provider of choice for rates and reservations.


Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 31 October 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .