What you should know for your trip in Ecuador

Jethandling, for more than 40 years has been considered as the main FBO in Ecuador including the Galapagos Islands, we maintain a strict protocol in compliance with the legislation issued by the Aeronautical Authority of Ecuador, which has allowed us to complete all our operations successfully and with the standards that private aviation requires.

Ecuador´s airport of entrance:

Quito SEQM, Guayaquil SEGU, Manta SEMT and Latacunga SELT, are international airports, and the only ones considered as point of entry to the country.
Landing permits.

To obtain your landing permit in Ecuador, according to Part 91 or Part 135, please consider that it is mandatory to provide Jethandling as your FBO and Handling service agent the following documents.

Obtaining a permit usually takes 03 business days from Monday to Friday:

On the part of the aircraft:

  1. Certificate of Registration
  2. Certificate of airworthiness
  3. Noise certificate (where the MTOW of the aircraft is indicated)
  4. Insurance policy, indicating that the beneficiary is the same as indicated in the registration, validity date, geographical coverage, aircraft registration and policy number.

By the Crew

  1. Licenses
  2. Medical certificates
  3. Certificates of last recurring checks.

Overflight permissions

Although its management time is shorter, the documents of the aircraft are mandatory, as well as the tentative entry and exit points of Ecuadorian airspace.

  1. Certificate of Registration
  2. Certificate of airworthiness
  3. Noise certificate (where the MTOW of the aircraft is indicated)
  4. Insurance policy, indicating that the beneficiary is the same as indicated in the registration, validity date, geographical coverage, aircraft registration and policy number.

Important note

FBO Jethandling Ecuador manages before the authority the issuance of permits, we do not issue permits of any nature.

Citizens of: CUBA, KENYA, AFGHANISTAN, BANGLADESH, ETHIOPIA, ERITREA, PAKISTAN, NIGERIA, NEPAL, SOMALIA, must carry a valid VISA for their entry into Ecuador. This Visa can and should be obtained, exclusively in the consulates of Ecuador abroad. As a FBO and handler in Ecuador, we comply with all the regulations stipulated in the legislation, so that all air operations are carried out with the best service standards to eliminate any inconvenience that may arise.

The Ecuadorian government requests the citizens of: Brazil, Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, to carry the international fever vaccination card, this will allow them to enter through any of the country’s international airports, Quito SEQM, Guayaquil SEGU , Manta SEMT and Latacunga SELT. JetHandling in strict adherence to the law, in its Handler faculty, can not manage any process that exceeds the Ecuadorian regulations.

Restriction to pick up passengers not listed in the inward general declaration

The Aeronautical Authority In Ecuador authorizes that only passengers who arrived in the country in a private plane, are those who continue the trip to their next destination, in case one or more occupants wish to board the aircraft, within any Ecuadorian airport, a special permit that can be obtained within a period of no less than 3 business days, must be proccessed.