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Final call for one of world's scariest airports

One of the world's most spectacular and stomach-churning aircraft descents will be consigned to history next week when Quito closes an airport wedged between volcanoes and tower blocks high in the windswept Andes. ( More...

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It took me an hour to find anything about the new airport. It shows up on Google Maps. I couldn't find it elsewhere. It is actually about 12 miles east of UIO as the crow flies but 1 1/2 to 2 hours from Quito. One mountain road goes there. Ecuadorian mountain roads are tough going. Maybe others had better success than I did, but it is on Google maps.


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