Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport Reviews

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Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport Reviews

Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport also known as Seymour Airport (IATA: GPS, ICAO: SEGS) is an airport serving the island of Baltra, one of the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador.

The Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport resides at an elevation of 207 feet (63 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 7,876 by 115 feet (2,401 m × 35 m). During World War II, the airport (known as Seymour Island Airfield) was used by the United States Army Air Forces Sixth Air Force defending the South American coastline and the Panama Canal against Japanese submarines.

Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport was the only airport serving the Galápagos. Now there are two airports which receive flights from the continent, the other located on San Cristóbal Island. Private planes flying to the islands must fly to Baltra as it is the only airport with overnight facilities for planes.

On arriving into Baltra, all visitors are transported by bus to one of two docks. The first dock is located in a small bay where the boats cruising the Galápagos await passengers. The second is a ferry dock which connects Baltra to the island of Santa Cruz via the Itabaca Channel.

Constructions for a larger, modernized Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport began in 2011, and as of early 2013 it has started operation and the old buildings are being dismantled.

The new Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport is being run under a 15-year concession by ECOGAL, a subsidiary of the Argentinian group Corporación América and has been promoted as “the first ecological airport worldwide” due to its reduced energy consumption for lighting and ventilation, rainwater recovery, waste recycling etc.

Services:

ATMs / Cash Machines – Information not available
Car Rentals – not available
Currency Exchange – Information not available
Food / Dining – There is a cafe located landside.
Information Desk – not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – not available
Showers – not available
Internet: WiFi is available in the VIP Lounge.

Airport Hours:
Hours are unknown, but it is not possible to sleep here. You will be asked to leave on the last ferry to Santa Cruz.

Website:
Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport Official Website

Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport Map

Galapagos Islands Seymour Airport Weather Forecast

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Hotel Seymour_Airport

Forecast for Seymour_Airport  Precip. Temp. Wind speed
23.06.2017 07–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Gentle breeze from South-southeast 5 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Moderate breeze from Southeast 6 m/s
18–24 Fair 0 mm 23 °C Gentle breeze from Southeast 5 m/s
24.06.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Light breeze from South 2 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Gentle breeze from South 4 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 6 m/s
18–24 Clear sky 0 mm 24 °C Gentle breeze from South 5 m/s
25.06.2017 00–06 Clear sky 0 mm 23 °C Moderate breeze from South 6 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 22 °C Moderate breeze from South 6 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Gentle breeze from South-southeast 5 m/s
26.06.2017 00–06 Cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Gentle breeze from South 5 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 22 °C Gentle breeze from South 4 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 25 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
27.06.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
06–12 Partly cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
12–18 Fair 0 mm 25 °C Fresh breeze from South-southeast 8 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 24 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
28.06.2017 00–06 Cloudy 0 mm 22 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 22 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 6 m/s
12–18 Fair 0 mm 24 °C Fresh breeze from Southeast 8 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 23 °C Moderate breeze from South-southeast 7 m/s