Flights to Quito airport in 2,813 metres height for pilots represent a true adventure. The airport of Quito, which is one of the highest airports in the world, located 2,813 metres above sea level. The flight Portal fluege.de reported the airport in airy heights. The Andean country Ecuador is popular with holidaymakers especially for skiing and hiking. Its capital, Quito is one of the massively growing cities of South America and is the highest capital city in the world. In particular, the old town is worth a visit and has been declared a world heritage. The international airport of Quito is served also by European airlines, for example from Amsterdam and Madrid.
Also, the capital of Ecuador, inter alia by the US cities of Atlanta, Houston and Miami is unreachable. Mariscal Sucre international airport was built in the 1950s, he was still far outside the city. Due to the growth of the metropolis, the airport is now however surrounded by residential. With 1.5 million inhabitants, Quito is the second largest city in the country. It is located in a Valley about 40 km long, narrow, therefore pose a challenge and departures for the pilots.
Passengers enjoy however grandiose views of the Andes. By the end of 2011, the new airport currently under construction is to be completed by Quito. The Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de Quito will have among other things about a 1,000-mile-long runway. Further details can be found at Jane Fraser, an internet resource. More information: news.fluege.de/… University Service GmbH Lisa Neumann