Dispatch from Quito
by Staff -- 27/Mar/2012 00:00
Quito’s New Airport (rendering)
Quito’s new international airport is scheduled to open in October of this year. Located in Tababela, northeast of the city, this new airport is being constructed using earthquake-resistant techniques and materials. The government is pinning its hopes on the airport’s ability to turn Quito and, by extension, Ecuador, into a regional tourism and commerce hub. The mildly odd part about all this is that the airport is still not named...