Sleeping in Airports

Manta Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Manta Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Built out of an old US military base, you feel like a Guantanamo escapee just being here. – Noni

MEC Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Manta Eloy Alfaro International Airport.

What to Expect

manta airport guideThe small terminal at Manta Airport (code: MEC) was converted from a former military base, so expect very basic facilities and little to do. Bring snacks as we are unable to confirm any shops or eateries. WiFi is available for a fee. Insect repellent might be helpful indoors.

Sleeping in Manta Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer shuttle service. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Manta Airport Guide.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

airport hotelsAirport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Manta Airport:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Manta, search deals and read traveller reviews.

airport loungeAirport Lounges

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

wifiAirport WiFi/Internet

WiFi is available at Manta Airport for a fee.

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

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

airport hoursAirport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

airlinesAirlines

Manta airport is served by the following airlines: Avianca • Avior Airlines • TAME.

transportationAirport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area. Bargaining may be necessary.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.