Ecuador: Guayaquil Airport is the best in Latin America and Caribbe and second in the world.
Francisco De Jesùs.
The José Joaquín de Olmedo Guayaquil airport was designated by the Airports Council International (ACI ) as the best in Latin America and the Caribbean , based on a survey of users of the airports around the world, in the framework of 2013 Airport Service Quality .
In second place is the airport in Cancun ( Mexico ) , who last year became the first. While airports in Montego Bay ( Jamaica) , Nassau ( Bahamas) and Puerto Vallarta ( Mexico ) occupy the third , fourth and fifth, respectively .
In addition, the José Joaquín de Olmedo won second place in the category Best airport in the world by size, 2-5 million passengers per year , the first place was taken by the terminal Changchun ( China) .
The airports of Ottawa (Canada ), Halifax (Canada) and Grand Rapids (USA ) took the following places .
The airport in Guayaquil receives about 4.5 million passengers a year and is currently being expanded to increase its capacity to 7 million. Furthermore, it is planned to build a new airport in Daular , on the road to the coast.